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On Tuesday morning, just after 8 am 26 July 2022, at the intersection of Impala Drive and Victoria Road in Newcastle, two vehicles collided resulting in EMS having to use the jaws of life to free two people.
At present, the details surrounding the collision are sketchy. But an official source on the scene claimed one of the motorists had been turning into Impala Drive from Victoria Road when the motorist of the second vehicle a BMW (driving down Impala Drive), collided with her.
Due to the nature of the collision, Newcastle firefighters had to be called to the scene, as two of the occupants were entrapped in the vehicle, hit by the BMW.
Using the jaws of life, the firefighters were able to free the occupants, so that paramedics could attend to them.
While the motorist of the BMW managed to escape with minor injuries, the two occupants in the other vehicle sustained more serious injuries. Once stabilised on the scene, they were taken to hospital for further medical treatment.
Providing some input, a bystander voiced his anger at the number of collisions along Victoria Road and Impala Drive. “I live in the area and there is a collision almost every second week. People speed along the road, and something needs to be done about it,” he exclaimed.
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