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Passenger flung from car in head-on crash

2012-09-22 12:03

Johannesburg - Four people were injured in a head-on collision in Florida, Johannesburg, paramedics said on Saturday.

ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser said paramedics arrived to find one of the passengers lying on the road after being flung from the vehicle.

"Paramedics found the patient to have sustained a suspected head, back and neck injury as well as various other broken bones."

He said two other people sustained moderate injuries and another had minor scratches and bruises.

The cause of the collision was not known.

Comments
  • renier.lubbe.7 - 2012-09-22 12:59

    Safety belt?

      thabo.taunyane.16 - 2012-09-23 07:07

      I pity people who either feel that they're too cool to wear seat belts or always make the excuse that they are uncomfortable. I'd rather be uncomfortable in a car than be uncomfortable for a longer time in hospital ($$$$).

  • nicholas.graan - 2012-09-22 13:34

    "Cause of the accident not known" Lets take a guess ...speeding, alcohol ...?

      manny.dasilva.902 - 2012-09-22 14:25

      How does one measure 4 drug content in the body?

      lacrimosewolf - 2012-09-22 16:15

      @manny - blood test

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