7 injured as taxi incident results in secondary collision in Rosebank

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Mon, 02/04/2019 - 06:22
Safety

A 56-year-old male suffered serious injuries when the taxi he was in collided with the median barrier of the M1 near the Glenhove offramp, North of Johannesburg, Gauteng yesterday afternoon. A secondary collision between another mini-bus taxi and light motor vehicle left a further 5 patients with minor to moderate injuries.

ER24 paramedics were on the scene at 16:45, just minutes after the first incident occurred, as they were driving past. The 56-year-old man was treated with Advanced Life Support interventions on the scene and taken to Johannesburg General Hospital. A second patient from the first taxi sustained only minor injuries and was taken to Hillbrow Clinic for further care. Four passengers from the taxi in the secondary collision and one from the light motor vehicle sustained minor to moderate injuries and were also transported by ER24 to Joburg General and a private hospital in the area.

SAPS and JMPD were on the scene for further investigation.

 

Ross Campbell l ER24

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