One dead, 17 injured in Tzaneen collision

2016-01-23 21:11
(Supplied by ER24)

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Tzaneen – One person was killed while 17 others sustained injuries following a collision between a taxi and a bakkie just outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.

According to ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw the accident happened on the R71 about 10km from Tzaneen.

“When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that over and above the deceased patient, all the other injuries were minor to moderate.”

A pregnant woman was amongst those injured.

Two patients were transported by ER24 to Van Velden Memorial Hospital for further treatment while the remaining patients were treated and transported to hospital by other medical services on scene.

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

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