Incidents June 5, 2021
[BOKSBURG] Multiple people injured in collision
Three patients sustained serious injuries while eight others sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate following a collision between a taxi and a truck on Commissioner street in Boksburg this afternoon.
When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 13h30, they found most of the patients outside of the taxi. Upon further assessment, two passengers were found to be entrapped in the taxi and had to be extricated by the fire department using the jaws of life. The truck driver sustained no injuries.
ER24 as well as GPG treated the patients at the scene before transporting them to various hospitals for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known to our paramedics.