20 people were injured on
Tuesday on the N3 close to Berea offramp in Durban.
ER24 Chitra Bodasing paramedic spokesperson explained that ER24
paramedics and other services, including Fire and Rescue Services, arrived on
the scene and found one taxi on its side.
The taxi driver had lost
control of the vehicle resulting in it sliding several metres on the road.
A second taxi and four cars
were found about 100 metres away.
Paramedics assessed the
patients and they were found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries.
They were treated and
transported to various hospitals for further medical care.
Meanwhile, a woman has been
left injured after she lost control of her vehicle on General Hertzog Street,
Dan Pienaar in Bloemfontein this morning
Bodasing reported that ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on the scene
and found the Polo pinned against a tree.
The woman believed to be 21
years old was trapped in the vehicle.
Rescue Services extricated her from the vehicle with the use of the jaws-of-life
and other rescue tools.” Bodasing said.
Paramedics assessed the woman
and found that she sustained multiple injuries.
She was treated and
transported to Mediclinic Bloemfontein for further medical care.
The reasons behind both
incidents are unknown, but local authorities were on scene for further investigations,
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