Safeguarding the scene: The story of critically injured medic Christiaan – ER24

Although it forms part of their job, responding to primary vehicle collisions is always a risk for EMS, even more so at night, because of the high risk of a secondary collision. Christiaan du Toit, ER24 medic, shares his story of the night he was critically injured.

Safeguarding the scene: The story of critically injured medic Christiaan – ER24

Bleeding on the brain, six broken ribs, blood in the lungs and cracked vertebrae. Those are among the injuries ER24 medic Christiaan du Toit sustained after he was knocked over by a vehicle while attending to a collision in Secunda in September last year. Madreline Meintjes, Christiaan’s crew part…


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