- Two intern doctors came across an accident scene and without a second thought, decided to help
- Amy Strydom and Nick Wayne had no medical tools with them but still managed to save two people's lives
- South Africans were inspired by the two doctors, who went above the call of duty to help those in need
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On Tuesday, a woman, Thabiso Annalisa Tshabalala Mehlolo, shared the inspiring story of two intern doctors who saved the lives of accident victims.
Mehlolo detailed online how Amy Strydom and Nick Wayne saved two passengers without the use of medical tools.
Mehlolo wrote in her post:
"While driving on the N3 highway on Friday 21 February, intern doctors Amy Strydom and Nick Wayne came across an accident and immediately stopped to offer medical assistance. They found that there was only one medical personnel on the scene and went on to save the lives of two passengers. They both went over and above the call of duty to serve and had to be resourceful without any assistive medical tools."
Strydom was quoted explaining how she and her fellow doctor helped the people without equipment.
“We used a pair of pyjama shorts to stop the bleeding from one lady, and then tried to splint one of the passenger's fracture in the forearm by using a licence plate and some bandage," she said.
Take a look at Mehlolo's post on the #ImStaying Facebook page below:
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South Africans hailed the doctors as heroes and applauded them for saving the passengers' lives.
Pinkie Sebina Sebina commented:
"This world will be better if we can have such people."
Ursula Fick added:
"Well done to the both of you for saving the people's lives."
Victor Richard Toweel said:
"Good people doing great things. God bless you and your family. Stay strong in these trying times changing lives one step at a time. Love it. Restoring my faith in humanity."
Annette Pienaar wrote:
"Well done angels. May God bless you abundantly."
Sometimes medical professionals are just at the right place at the right time. Briefly.co.za previously reported on a specialist successfully delivering a baby on board a plane.
The doctor was on her way to a holiday in Vietnam with her husband when an announcement was made by flight staff requesting medical services.
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