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4-year-old left in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle




April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive



On Friday afternoon, IPSS Medical Rescue responded to reports of a child struck by a vehicle near the Mandeni Toll.


Upon arrival, IPSS medics found a 4-year-old child who had suffered serious injuries. IPSS Medical Rescue advanced life support worked to stabilize the child and the decision was made to call in the Air Mercy Service (AMS) helicopter.


The young girl has been transferred to an appropriate facility in Tongaat for the further care she requires.







Suspect killed in shootout in Verulam CBD

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

One suspect was killed, a second teenager arrested and two firearms recovered during a robbery in progress at a Shell gas station on Moss Street in the Verulam – KZN. Members of the Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA), the Verulam SAPS Crime Prevention Unit, Verulam SAPS Sector Managers and





Five injured in a serious collision on the N1 South, just before the John Vorster Road exit

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

CERT-SA Centurion crew responded to a motor vehicle collision on the N1 South, just before the John Vorster Road exit. Five people suffered injuries ranging from minor to serious. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown. Courtesy of Emer-G-Med (Pty) Ltd, Sanral, Tshwane





Driving skills are necessary to control the extra weight of armored vehicles

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

The Sunday Times published an article this weekend about the increasing purchase of armored vehicles by South Africans. Buying one of these vehicles is a valid decision for many according to a report prepared by the Global Initiative against Organized Crime. In 2022, there were at least 140 targeted killings





Moderate injuries sustained when the vehicle plunged down an embankment in an informal settlement near Newlands West

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

KZNVIP Ambulance arrived on scene where three patients were treated for injuries ranging from mild to moderate. Patients were stabilized at the scene before being transported to medical facilities for further medical attention. It is alleged that some belongings were also recovered from the vehicle





A patient was in serious condition after suffering a heart attack in Meyerton

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

The CERT-SA Vaal crew responded to a medical emergency at Homelands AH, Meyerton. Upon arrival, we assessed a patient who was in serious condition after a heart attack. The patient was stabilized at the scene and transported to a local hospital under Advanced Life Support care.





Minister of Transport will take the train from Nancefield (Soweto) to Park Station

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has made significant progress in rebuilding passenger rail infrastructure, with 31 of 40 lines now operational. With the recent reopening of the Nancefield-Johannesburg line, Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga, accompanied by the PRASA Board





Five injured in a car rollover between Watson Highway and King Shaka International Airport in La Mercy

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

Five (5) people were injured after the vehicle they were traveling in overturned on a link road between Watson Highway and King Shaka International Airport in La Mercy – KZN this afternoon (Thursday). South Africa Response Unit (RUSA) received a call for assistance at approximately 5:23 p.m. According to





Mountain biker seriously injured after fall.

April 19, 2024 | Of arriving alive

Midlands EMS Howick crews were dispatched to the Karkloof area for a mountain bike accident. On arrival, the patient was found to be in a serious condition, requiring urgent advanced life support treatment and specialist rescue equipment to move him. Once stabilized, the patient was transported





Limpopo Transport MEC saddened by accident that killed 8 people along R555 in Sekhukhune District

April 18, 2024 | Of arriving alive

Limpopo MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Florence Radzilani, is saddened by the loss of 8 lives as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred earlier today, Thursday, April 18, 2024, at around 7:20 am along the R555, in the Tubatse-Fetakgomo Municipality, Sekhukhune District. According to reports