Five injured after Head On Collision: La Mercy – KZN

Five people were injured in the head on collision between two vehicles on the M4 road between La Mercy & Umdloti - KZN on Wednesday

Five injured after Head On Collision: La Mercy - KZN, Image: Facebook
Five injured after Head On Collision: La Mercy - KZN, Image: Facebook

South Africa: Five people were injured in the head on collision between two vehicles on the M4 road. The accident happened between La Mercy & Umdloti – KZN in the afternoon hours of Wednesday.

The vehicles which were involved in the accident include a red Toyota Etios and a Grey Tiguan. Both the vehicles were travelling in the opposite directions along the M4 road. The accident happened when the Toyota Etios attempted to overtake the other vehicle.

The vehicle then collided head on into the VW Tiguan resulting in five victims being injured. The occupants of both the vehicles were injured in the collision.

After the accident, a motorist who was passing from the road contacted the Reaction Unit South Africa  Operations Centre. The call was received at approximately 16:33 at the operations center. The caller was requesting assistance for the people who were injured.

The caller also informed the members of RUSA that some of the injured victims were thrown out of the vehicles upon impact. The victims were at this point lying on the road waiting for medical support.

Reaction Officers and RUSA Paramedics were immediately dispatched from the scene of the crime. On arrival, Officers saw that the  paramedics from IPSS Medical Services were stabalizing the injured  persons.

The reaction unit officers spoke to the witnesses of the incident to establish whatever had happened.  Four occupants of the SUV and the driver of the light motor vehicle were injured in the accident. The people of the country have expressed their concerns over the safety oof the victims.

They extended best wishes on the speedy recovery of the victims. The vehicles that were involved in the collision were damaged extensively. The damage on the vehicles can show the degree of the severity of the accident.

The people of the country have suggested that the drivers must prioritize following the rules while navigating the roads. The people shared that the driver who was responsible for the accident should be given a strict punishment.

They believe that this will encourage more and more drivers follow the rules more diligently and may help save lives.