Motorist injured in tree collapse

Image courtesy Chance Agrella/

Image courtesy Chance Agrella/

A man sustained moderate injuries after an old tree fell over and hit his vehicle in Umbilo, Durban on Monday, said paramedics.

The motorist was lucky to be alive, Rescue Care spokesman Garrith Jamieson said.

“Paramedics were called to the scene and expected the worst when they arrived and saw a whole tree on top of a vehicle,” said Jamieson.

“They found the driver lying on the roadside as passers-by had pulled him from the wreck.”

The man was stabilised on the scene before being transported to a nearby hospital.



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