A woman, believed to be in her 20s, sustained critical injuries after the vehicle she was driving collided with a tree on the Victoria Embankment near the yacht mall in Durban, yesterday morning.
Rescue Care paramedics responded to the scene on the collision. When they arrived, they found that the driver was entrapped in the wreckage.
Advanced Life Support paramedics worked to stabilise her while the Durban Fire Department used the Jaws of Life to free her.
The patient was then placed on a manual ventilator before being carefully extricated from the wreckage.
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She was transported to a nearby medical facility for further care. Police were at the scene.
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