Woman extricated from vehicle

A woman heading towards Soutpan had to be extricated from her vehicle about 35 kilometres from Bloemfontein late last night.   It is understood the woman lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle overturned. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found the vehicle in a field on the side of the…

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Majority welcome car seat regulation

ER24 released a statement in April regarding the new regulation to the National Road Traffic Act that aims to protect children by the use of a child car seat. A number of people voiced their opinions on ER24’s Facebook page and Twitter. We also asked people to vote on our website. Of the 546 people who…

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Over 30 dead, scores injured – Easter weekend

Over 30 people died and at least 55 were injured in transport-related incidents across the county over the Easter long weekend. These figures relate only to incidents attended to by ER24. Overall ER24 noticed that the number of emergency calls attended to were lower than 2014. ER24 attended to just over 400 collisions across the…


One dead, child airlifted

One person died and three others were injured in a collision on the N14, before the R55 in Olivenhout, earlier this afternoon.   It is understood a bakkie and car collided. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found a woman in the bakkie. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for…

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Alberton, Meyerton – Several injured

A collision in the Alberton and Meyerton area earlier today left two people in a critical condition and several others injured. In one incident a motorist apparently stopped his vehicle to help a motorist when another vehicle collided with them on the R59 direction Alberton. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they…


Several dead, injured

Several people died and others were injured on Johannesburg roads last night and in the early hours of the morning. In one incident last night ER24 paramedics and other services attended to a taxi and car collision about 25km from Potchefstroom on the R501. The taxi veered off the road and rolled into the veld.…


Four injured in collision

One person sustained critical injuries and three sustained moderate injuries in a collision about 25km outside Klerksdorp earlier today. The collision between a car and truck occurred on Ventersdorp Road. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found three patients sitting in the car and one lying on the road next to…


Man killed in truck collision

A man was killed and another injured this afternoon when a bakkie and truck collided head-on at the Jim Fouche and Constantia Road intersection, west of Johannesburg. ER24 paramedics from the Johannesburg West branch arrived on scene and found both wrecked vehicles lying in the middle of the intersection. On inspection, paramedics discovered that the…


Five vehicle collision leaves eight injured

A five vehicle collision on the M1 in Marrion Hill, KwaZulu Natal, has left eight people injured this morning. ER24 paramedics from the Hillcrest branch arrived on scene and found all five vehicles in the middle of the lane. All five vehicles, including three taxis, had rear-ended each other. On assessment, paramedics found eight patients…

Four injured in truck collision

Four injured in truck collision

Four people were injured this morning after a truck rolled down an embankment on a small Road between Colenso and Pieters, near Ladysmith. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene to find the truck lying at the bottom of the embankment with a group of bystanders gathered around. On inspection, paramedics discovered that four people were injured…