[NORTHDALE] – Ten children injured in taxi collision.
Ten children were injured this afternoon when the taxi they were travelling in collided with a bakkie on Regina Road in Northdale, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 15h03 to find the vehicles on the side of the road. The children had already climbed out of the taxi and were now seated on the pavement.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that ten children, aged between 6 and 14, had sustained minor injuries. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found on the scene.
The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to Northdale Provincial and Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg for further treatment.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.