[FLEURHOF] – Lucky escape after taxi rear-ends truck.
Three people were injured this morning when a taxi rear-ended a truck at the Main Reef and Granville intersection in Fleurhof, west of Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene at 10h15 to find both the truck and taxi on the left side of the road. The passengers from the taxi were now found walking around on the scene.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that three from the fifteen had sustained minor to moderate injuries. One of the patients was a young child.
Paramedics treated the patients and thereafter transported them to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
The remaining passengers from the taxi were assessed and found to have escaped injury.
Local authorities will be conducting an investigation into this matter.