Bluff crash claims life of elderly woman

The relevant authorities were at the scene.

A woman was killed following a collision at the corner of Edwin Swales Drive and Flower Road in Clairwood, on Monday afternoon.

When Rescue Care paramedics arrived at the scene, they found that the woman was severely entrapped in the vehicle with extensive injuries.

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Advanced Life Support paramedics placed the woman on a manual ventilator while firefighters worked to cut her free.

The scene of the collision.

Operations director of Rescue Care, Garrith Jamieson said, “The woman went into cardiac arrest and the patient was quickly extricated from the wreckage. Resuscitation efforts were attempted however, due to the severity of the injuries, the woman, who was 60 years of age, passed away at the scene.”

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There were no other injuries. Police were at the scene and will be investigating further.

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