Collision in Main Road leaves 14 injured

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Fourteen people, including a week-old baby, were left injured when a car crashed into the side of a taxi on Main Road in Plumstead on Wednesday 25 November.

At approximately 08:30, ER24 paramedics, along with the Metro and Fire Services, arrived on the scene of the accident to find two vehicles in the middle of the road. 

"Several people were found inside the taxi while several others were walking around on," says Russel Meiring, communications officer for ER24.

Medics assessed the patients and found that 14 people, including a week-old baby girl, had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

No deaths were reported on the scene.

The patients were treated for their injuries on the scene and then transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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