Woman dies, 17 hurt in horror Joburg crash

2018-04-15 14:02
Crash on the N1 highway just before the Buccleuch Interchange (Netcare 911)

Crash on the N1 highway just before the Buccleuch Interchange (Netcare 911)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A woman has died and 17 people have been injured in a horror crash on the N1 highway just before the Buccleuch Interchange in Johannesburg, Netcare 911 said on Sunday.

"Paramedics…attended to approximately eighteen injured people at the scene. Tragically, a female in her forties, sustained severe injuries and died at the scene," said spokesperson Nick Dollman.

The accident involved a minibus taxi and another vehicle.

Seventeen other patients sustained injuries ranging from moderate to very serious.

Another woman, who had severe injuries, was airlifted to hospital for urgent care.

The Jaws of Life were used to free victims trapped in the wreckage.

An investigation was under way into the accident, which occurred early on Sunday morning.

Read more on:    johannesburg  |  accidents

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

HSE Manager

Cape Town
Tumaini Consulting
R550 000.00 - R650 000.00 Per Year

SQL Reporter

Cape Town
Communicate Cape Town IT
R10 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month

Reporting Accountant

Cape Town
Network Finance Professional / Prudential
R310 000.00 - R360 000.00 Per Year

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.