Sixteen hurt after taxi rolls

2015-08-15 18:26
(Supplied, ER24)

(Supplied, ER24)

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Cape Town - Sixteen people were injured in Polokwane on Saturday morning after a taxi rolled on the R101.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said emergency services arrived at the scene and found the taxi on the side of the road.

“On assessment, paramedics found that 16 people, including five children aged from 18 weeks to nine years, had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate,” he confirmed.
The injured were treated before being taken to various hospitals for further assistance.

“The taxi driver later told paramedics that he had lost control of the vehicle after the tyre had burst,” Meiring said.

Investigations into the accident are being handled by the relevant authorities.

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