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One dead, 14 injured in Bergville

One person died and one sustained critical injuries when they were ejected from a taxi on the R74 near Bergville in KwaZulu-Natal earlier today. A taxi, with 15 people, rolled down an embankment. It is understood the driver lost control of the vehicle after a tyre burst. The taxi rolled several metres down the embankment.…

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Man seriously injured

A man was seriously injured in a collision about one kilometre out of Boshoff this evening. It is understood the man lost control of the bakkie he was driving and collided with an electricity pole. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene, they found the patient in the vehicle. He was assessed and…


Child airlifted after sustaining critical injuries

A five-year-old girl had to be airlifted to hospital this evening following a collision between an SUV and light motor vehicle on the R57, Golden Highway. The collision occurred about four kilometres out of Vanderbijlpark. ER24 paramedics, and other services, who attended to the incident, found several patients on scene. Four people who were in…

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Eight injured in taxi, truck collision

Eight people were injured earlier today in a collision between a truck and taxi on the M13 off ramp to Richmond Road in Pinetown. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found people on the grass on the side of the road. One patient sustained moderate injuries and seven patients, among them an eight-month-old baby girl,…


One dead, others injured in collision

One person died after sustaining multiple injuries this evening in a collision between two vehicles on the R512 heading towards Hartbeespoort. ER24 paramedics, and other services, arrived on scene and found the completely wrecked vehicles, described as vehicles that were torn to pieces. Unfortunately one person, who was still in one of the vehicles, had already…


Man critical following collision

A man is in a critical condition following a collision between a taxi and a light motor vehicle on the R33, Greytown, at the Albert Falls Dam turn off earlier today. It is understood that the taxi and the light motor vehicle were in a head on collision. When ER24 paramedics, as well as other…

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Man killed in accident

A man, about 40 years of age, died earlier this morning following an accident in Ottos Bluff Road, in Pietermaritzburg. A farmer came across the accident while driving through the area. ER24 paramedics attended to the scene and on arrival, found a vehicle about five metres off the road and on its side. Paramedics could…

Taxi driver entrapped in vehicle following collision

Taxi driver trapped in vehicle following collision

A taxi driver and his passengers were injured this morning when the vehicle they were traveling in collided with a tree on Willingdon Road in Kloof. ER24 paramedics who arrived on scene found patients sitting on the grass close by. It is understood that the taxi and a light delivery vehicle collided with each other…


Man dies after driving into pole

A man died earlier today after driving into a pole at the corner of Main Road and Brown Street in Newlands. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found a man, between the ages of 60 and 70, unconscious in the driver’s seat. He had sustained head injuries. Paramedics tried to resuscitate him for about 45…

Taxi, truck plough into each other

Taxi, truck plough into each other

A taxi driver is in serious but stable condition following an accident earlier this morning in Hillclimb Road in Westmead, Pinetown. ER24 paramedics on scene said a taxi and truck driver ploughed into each other leaving the driver of the taxi entrapped in the vehicle. According to information received members of the community pulled the…