Incidents September 13, 2021
[FLORIDA PARK] – Taxi and car collide, leaving eleven injured.
Eleven people were injured this morning, one critically, when a taxi crashed into a light motor vehicle and finally into a residence fence at the Ontdekkers and Wattle intersection in Florida Park.
ER24 and other services arrived at 07h53 to find the taxi on the sidewalk against a fence. Two people were found inside the taxi while several others were lying outside.
Medics assessed the patients and found that one man was critical while ten others had sustained moderate injuries.
The patients were treated, and the critical man was provided with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the critically injured man was airlifted by a private medical helicopter to a nearby hospital while the remaining patients were transported by ambulance.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.