South Africa 29.12.2016 10:56 pm

Woman critical after found lying on N3 highway in Maritzburg

Woman critical after found lying on N3 highway in Maritzburg

The woman sustained severe head injuries and was placed on life support before being transported to hospital.

A woman was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after she was found by a driver lying in the middle of the N3 highway near the Liberty Mall in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday evening, the ER24 paramedic service said.

“Shortly after 5pm paramedics from ER24 and a local emergency service arrived on the scene where they found the woman lying in the middle of the highway,” the paramedic service said in a statement.

“A vehicle was parked in the middle of the highway warning approaching vehicles of the incident. The driver of the vehicle explained to paramedics that she witnessed the woman fall from the passenger side of a large truck onto the road’s surface.”

– African News Agency (ANA)

 

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