Incidents March 6, 2020
[SOUTHGATE] At least ten people injured in taxi rollover
At least ten people have been injured, two critically and four seriously, when the taxi they were travelling in rolled down an embankment off of the Golden Highway, Southgate, Johannesburg South, this evening.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 18:52 to find many of the patients sitting or walking around the area of the incident. Other private services were on scene, as well as Provincial Emergency Services. Two patients were found to be in a critical condition and one was airlifted by Medical Helicopter to a private hospital in the area. ER24 treated a seriously injured 37-year-old female with Advanced Life Support interventions before transporting the patient to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital for further care.
A further three patients had suffered serious injuries and the remainder, minor injuries. They were all adults, both male and female.
JMPD as well as SAPS were on scene for further investigations.