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Five people critically injured after this happened last night

Date: 02 July 2022

Last night, Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to reports of a collision at the crossroads of the John Ross highway and R102.

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When the emergency services came, they discovered that there had been a collision between two automobiles.

Five individuals had suffered critical injuries, according to the immediate assessment of the situation by paramedics.

Before being taken to a hospital for additional care, the patients received treatment on-site.

In a separate incident In Sonlandpark, Vereeniging, this morning, sixteen people were hurt when the taxi they were travelling in skidded off the Houtkop and Waterdal crossroads.

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At 07:50, ER24 and other emergency personnel discovered the taxi standing upright in the veld. While some individuals were seated by the roadside, others were observed roaming about the taxi.

Two individuals had serious to critical injuries, while fourteen adults had mild to moderate injuries, according to the medical evaluation of the patients.

Medical professionals treated the victims and gave advanced life support to the two badly injured. The patients were taken to nearby hospitals for additional care after their treatment.

Authorities from the area were on the site to conduct additional inquiries.


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Sources: https://www.arrivealive.mobi/news.aspx?s=1&i=59252&page=Five-injured-in-a-collision-at-the-John-Ross-highway-and-R102-intersection

https://www.arrivealive.mobi/news.aspx?s=1&i=59250&page=Taxi-veers-off-road-leaving-sixteen-injured-in-Sonlandpark-Vereeniging

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