Incidents August 7, 2022
[KEMPTON PARK] – Four-vehicle collision leaves eighteen injured.
This morning, eighteen people were injured in a four-vehicle collision at the Zuurfontein and Oranjerivier Drive intersection in Kempton Park.
ER24 and several other services arrived on the scene shortly after 08h00 to find a truck, taxi, light motor vehicle and motorbike in the middle of the intersection. Several people were seen scattered around the vehicles.
Medics assessed the patients and found that five, including a child, were in critical condition while thirteen others had sustained minor to moderate injuries.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the child and a woman were airlifted to hospital by private medical helicopters, while the remaining patients were transported by ambulances.
The exact details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.