One killed, another critical in Durban lift accident


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JOHANNEBURG – A man was killed and another critically injured this morning when a lift plunged three storeys on Hunter Lane Road in Durban.

ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the lifeless body of a man and his critically injured colleague.

“Paramedics climbed into the elevator (lift) and assessed both patients. Unfortunately, one of the patients had already succumbed to his multiple fatal injuries,” read a statement released by ER24.

The second patient was taken to Addington Hospital for urgent medical treatment.

The cause of the incident is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.