Incidents March 26, 2021
[GRASMERE] – Taxi rollover leaves two dead, fifteen injured.
Two people were killed and fifteen others injured this morning following a taxi rollover on the N1 Highway near the Grasmere Toll Plaza.
At 10h32 ER24, paramedics and other services arrived on the scene and found the taxi upright in the centre median. Several people were found scattered around the taxi.
Medics assessed the patients and found that two had sustained fatal injuries. Nothing could be done, and they were declared dead by another service.
Fifteen other patients were tended to. Assessments showed that two were in a critical condition while thirteen others had sustained minor to serious injuries.
Medics treated the patients and provided the critically injured with advanced life support before they were transported to nearby hospitals for urgent care.
The details surrounding this incident are unknown, but the authorities were on the scene for further investigations.