Monday, June 01, 2015

Taxi collision left 16 people seriously injured

Mbasa Gqokoma
01 June 2015

A taxi accident this afternoon in Merrivale, Pietermaritzburg left sixteen people including three children injured.

This is after the taxi collided with a traffic light.

ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring says ER24 paramedics along with other services arrived on the scene and found the taxi crushed up against a traffic light.

On assessment, paramedics found that 16 people had been inside the vehicle when the collision occurred.

An elderly woman, found sitting in the front of the taxi, was found sitting in a serious condition with injuries on both her legs, other patient’s sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate.

Paramedics began treating the patients and provided the critically injured patient with advanced life support, Meiring added.

The exact details to the cause of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation




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