Incidents October 14, 2022
[POLOKWANE] – Taxi and car collide, leaving three dead and thirteen injured.
This afternoon, three people were killed and thirteen others injured when a taxi crashed into the side of a light motor vehicle on the N1 outside of Polokwane.
ER24 and other services arrived at 12h34 to find both vehicles in the middle of the one lane. Several people were walking around on the scene while two women and a man were lying inside the car.
Medics assessed the patients and found that the two women and a man inside the car had already succumbed to their injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead. The thirteen others were assessed and found to have sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical.
The patients were treated, and the critically injured were provided with advanced life support before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.