Woman killed, 14 injured following Isipingo collision

The scene of the collision in Isipingo.

One person was killed and 14 others injured following a collision between a taxi and a vehicle at the corner of Wanda Cele Road and Lotus Road in Isipingo, earlier this morning.

Rescue Care paramedics arrived at the scene just after 6:30am and found the badly damaged vehicles in the roadway.

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The driver of the car was severely entrapped and sustained critical injuries. While Advanced Life Support paramedics worked to stabilise her in the car, the Durban Fire Department used the Jaws of Life to cut her free.

A short while after extricating her from the wreckage, the woman went into cardiac arrest. Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the woman, however, her injuries were too severe and she passed away at the scene.

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Fourteen others sustained various injuries, ranging from minor to moderate. They were stabilised at the scene and then transported to various Durban hospitals for further care. The police were at the scene and will be investigating further.

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