06 May 2015
An accident on the N12 outside
Potchefstroom, in Gauteng left fifteen people injured.
This is after the taxi they
were travelling in rolled multiple times.
ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring
said ER24 paramedics, along with fire services, arrived on scene, they found
the taxi lying on its side on the side of the road. The injured occupants from
the taxi lay spread across the scene.
Meiring added that paramedics
assessed the patients and found that 15 people had sustained injuries ranging
from minor to moderate. Some of the occupants had been ejected from the vehicle
when it rolled.
“Metro services closed off the
roads while paramedics treated the patients for their injuries. Once treated,
the patients were transported to Potchefstroom Hospital for further
observations.” Meiring said.
The exact details to the cause
of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.
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