Incidents Uncategorized February 8, 2020
[CENTURION] Driver dead, 22 injured as taxi collides with two vehicles
The driver of a taxi has died and 22 others have been injured, two seriously, including a 3-year-old girl, when they collided with two other vehicles on the N14 North, near Lyttelton in Centurion this afternoon.
ER24 paramedics as well as many other emergency services were on the scene at 12:58 this afternoon. The male driver was found half ejected, having suffered multiple, fatal injuries and showed no signs of life – he was declared dead on arrival. An adult male and a 3-year-old girl were found to have suffered serious injuries. They were treated using Advanced Life Support interventions and transported to Kalafong Hospital for further care. ER24 also treated and transported an adult female who had suffered moderate injuries to Kalafong Hospital.
19 other patients had suffered minor injuries and were transported by a variety of other private medical services to hospitals in the area.
The Fire Department as well as the Metro Police were on the scene for further investigations.