8 injured in crash on Turfhall Road

2015-08-11 06:01

Eight people were injured last Wednesday afternoon when a minibus taxi and a car crashed into each other.

Pieter Rossouw, ER24 spokesperson, says the collision occurred on the corner of Turfhall and Vanguard roads.

Rossouw says it appears that the taxi then crashed head-on into a concrete structure.

“When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that all the patients were from the taxi,” says Rossouw.

“ER24 treated and transported five patients to various state hospitals for further treatment. The other patients were transported by other services.”

The cause of the collision remains unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for investigation

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