[SOUTH HILLS] Two injured after taxi crashes into tree
One person sustained serious injuries and another sustained minor injuries after a taxi crashed into a tree on Southern Klipriviersberg road in South Hills this morning.
When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 08H15, one person was entrapped in the taxi and the fire department had to extricate the patient with the jaws of life. Upon further assessment, paramedics found that the patient sustained serious injuries. Another patient sustained minor injuries. According to bystanders, the driver of the taxi could not be found at the scene.
ER24, as well as another medical service on the scene, transported the patients to hospital for further medical care.
The circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene.