Incidents July 1, 2022
[SONLANDPARK] – Taxi veers off-road, leaving sixteen injured.
This morning, sixteen people were injured when the taxi they travelled in veered off the Houtkop and Waterdal intersection in Sonlandpark, Vereeniging.
ER24 and other services arrived on the scene at 07h50 to find the taxi upright in the veld. Several people were seen walking around the taxi while others were seated on the roadside.
Medics assessed the patients and found that fourteen adults had sustained minor to moderate injuries while two adults had sustained serious to critical injuries.
Medics treated the patients and provided the two seriously injured with advanced life support. After treatment, the patients were transported to nearby hospitals for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.