Collision leaves 11 hospitalised
By Kim Saulse
29 September 2009
A collision between a taxi and a car at the intersection of Durban Road and Eversdal Road in Durbanville left 11 people hospitalised.
“One occupant of the car sustained serious injuries and another sustained moderate injuries, the Fire Department used hydraulic rescue equipment to help extricate the patients from the vehicle, both patients from the car were taken to Durbanville Medi-Clinic,” said ER24 spokesperson Tristan Wadeley.
The passengers of the taxi sustained minor to moderate injuries and were taken to Kraaifontein Day Hospital and Tygerberg Hospital for further treatment.
It is alleged that the taxi and car collided, with the taxi then climbing the pavement and hitting a signage pole head on.