Saturday, January 30, 2010

One person dies and more than twenty injured in three separate road accidents

By Ofentse Mokae
30 January 2007

One woman died after the Nissan Sentra she was driving collided into the side of a Mercedes Sprinter, at the intersection of the R102 and Macassar Road, in Firgrove this morning.

ER 24 spokesperson Tristan Wadely say there were numerous occupants in the sprinter but nine were taken to Vergelegen Medi-Clinic by ER24 and Metro EMS ambulances.

One patient sustained serious injuries and the remaining patients sustained minor to moderate injuries. The deceased lady is believed to be the only occupant of the Sentra.

Meanwhile six people were injured when the taxi they were travelling in overturned.

The incident happened at the intersection of Modderdam Road and Belrail Road in Bellville at around 15h00.

Wadely says the patients sustained minor to moderate injuries.

It is believed that a tyre burst on the vehicle which caused it to overturn.

“The second incident occurred at the intersection of Racecourse Road and Chukker Road in Lansdowne at around 17h20. Eighteen people sustained minor to moderate injuries when a taxi and BMW collided,” Wadely said.

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