IPSS Medical Rescue received reports of a truck that overturned on the R74 near Frere just outside of Ladysmith.

On arrival of paramedics, it was established that a truck carrying heavy machinery had overturned, resulting in the driver becoming severely entrapped in the wreckage.

The patient was extricated by Estcourt Fire Department and stabilised on scene by IPSS Medical Rescue with the assistance of EMRS and other services.

The man sustained moderate injuries and was transported under the care of IPSS Medical Rescue medics to an appropriate facility for further care.