A male patient, believed to be in his 40’s, was seriously injured after he lost control of his truck and subsequently crashed through the roof of a factory at the bottom of a steep embankment in Westmead, Pinetown.

Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene of the incident to find that the driver of the truck was freed from the wreckage by bystanders. The driver sustained serious injuries and was stabilized by Advanced Life Support Paramedics before being transported to a nearby hospital for the further care that he required.

Authorities were on the scene and will be investigating further.