[RASLOUW] – Seven injured when bakkie and mini-taxi collide.
Seven people were left injured this afternoon when a bakkie, towing a trailer, and a mini-taxi collided at the R55 and Lochner Road intersection in Raslouw, Centurion.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find the bakkie in the middle of the intersection while the mini-taxi was found in the emergency lane.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics found several people lying all around the mini-taxi. The driver was found walking around his vehicle, uninjured.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that seven had sustained injuries ranging from moderate to serious.
The patients were treated for their injuries and were provided with advanced life support interventions before they were transported to various hospitals in the area.
The exact cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.