people died and four others were injured in a head-on collision between two
vehicles on Marine Drive, Paarden Isalnd, in the early hours of this morning. ER24
spokesperson Chitra Bodasing….
Life Healthcare paramedics as well as other services arrived on scene and found
one vehicle in the middle of the road and other one that had rolled on the side
of the road. Three men had been ejected from one of the vehicles. They were
assessed, sadly, there was nothing that could be done for them, they were
people from the same vehicle as well as two from the other vehicles were
trapped. They were extricated by Metro Rescue and Fire and Rescue Services with
the use of Jaws-of-Life. Two patients were found to have sustained critical
injuries and two had sustained moderate injuries.
treated and transported to local hospitals for further medical care.
cause of the collision is unknown. Authorities were on scene.
Meanwhile, one person died and at
least 15 others injured when a taxi veered off the N12 about 20km before
Potchefstroom. Chitra Bodasing says
“When ER24 paramedics and other services
arrived on scene they found that the taxi, which was travelling from
Johannesburg, had rolled down a steep embankment.
Patients were found laying around
Paramedics assessed the patients.
Sadly there was nothing that could be done for one of the patients.
The person was declared dead.
All other patients were treated for
minor to moderate injuries and transported to hospital for further medical
Paramedics say the exact cause of
the accident is unkown at this stage, however authorities were on scene.
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