ambulanceNews24 reports that a Pietermaritzburg paramedic was stabbed and assaulted while trying to assist the injured at a motor vehicle accident scene on Saturday night.  

One of the occupants from one of the cars involved in the collision presented a knife and attacked one of the paramedics, who sustained wounds to his face and hands before a member of the public stepped in and disarmed the knife-wielding man.  The suspect then ran across the road and returned with a brick and attempted to further assault the ER24 crew.  One of the paramedics managed to disarm him.

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