10 hurt in 3-vehicle collision in Vanderbijlpark

2015-07-14 07:40


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Johannesburg - Ten people were injured when three vehicles collided on the corner of Louis Trichard and Barage roads in Vanderbijlpark, south of Johannesburg, paramedics said.

The accident, involving a minibus taxi, bakkie, and a car, occurred late on Monday afternoon, ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said.

"All the injured people were occupants of the taxi. The injuries that were sustained ranged from minor to moderate. Fortunately no injuries were sustained by the drivers or passengers of the other two vehicles."

ER24 paramedics treated and transported six people to various hospitals, including Emfuleni hospital and Sebokeng hospital, for further treatment.

The remaining patients were transported and treated by other medical services.

The cause of the accident was unknown.

Police were investigating.

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