Pietermaritzburg ( Scottsville ) CNR Chaplin and Pepworth road.
A driver is in a critical condition and a mother and child have sustained minor injuries after a horrific accident involving a bakkie and a light motor vehicle at the corners of Chaplin and Pepworth this morning.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the two vehicles in the road. A patient was found lying in the middle of the road in a critical condition. The patient had sustained severe traumatic injuries and Advanced Life Support intervention was performed on the patient. The patient was placed on a manual ventilator and transported to Pietermaritzburg Medi-Clinic in a critical condition. The driver and passenger of the of the light motor vehicle were treated by emergency personnel and transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.
It is unclear how the collision occurred but the impact caused the driver to be ejected from the bakkie and land on the road. The necessary authorities were on the scene and would investigate the accident.