Incidents December 1, 2019
[R57] – Taxi rollover leaves sixteen injured.
Sixteen people were left injured this morning when the taxi they were travelling in rolled off the R57 between Sasolburg and Heilbron.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene at 01h37 to find the taxi lying on its side in the veld. Several people were found walking around the scene.
Medics assessed the patients and found that sixteen people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious.
The patients were treated and the seriously injured provided with pain relief medication before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.