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Current Time: 12:26:23am
Date: 2019-07-18

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[ALLANDALE] – Fifteen injured in multiple vehicle collision

15 Jul 2019, 7:56 pm

Fifteen people were injured this evening following a collision between three light motor vehicles and a taxi at the intersection of Allandale Road and the R33 in the Allandale suburb outside Pietermaritzburg.

ER24 paramedics arrived at 17:20 to find the South African Police Service in attendance and most of the people involved walking around the scene. The driver of the taxi, a middle aged male and one of the passengers, also a middle aged male, had suffered moderate injuries and were treated before being transported to Northdale and Greys hospitals respectively. The other 13 adult patients had all suffered minor injuries, were treated and transported to various hospitals in the area for further care.

The Traffic department as well as SAPS were on scene for further investigations.

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[BRAAMFONTEIN] – Bystander left critical following shooting.

15 Jul 2019, 2:54 pm

A man, believed to be in his 20s, was left critically injured following a shooting on the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein.

ER24 personnel were flagged down by the local authorities at 10h10.

A man, believed to be in his 20s, was found lying on the side of the road. Assessments showed that the man had sustained a gunshot wound to his head and was in a critical condition.

The man was treated for his injuries and provided with several advanced life support interventions before he was transported by another service to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital for further care.

It is understood that the man had been walking along the bridge when he was hit by a stray bullet.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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[CLAREMONT] – Taxi rear-ends bus leaving nine injured.

15 Jul 2019, 10:28 am

Nine people were left injured this morning when a taxi rear-ended a bus at the Imam Haron and 2nd Avenue intersection in Claremont, Western Cape.

ER24 personnel, along with Metro and Life Healthcare, arrived on the scene at 09h00 to find the bus and taxi on the left side of the road.

Medics assessed the patients and found that nine people had sustained minor to moderate injuries. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found.

The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to nearby hospitals for further care.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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