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Family loses dad in Welkom collision

A collision between a bakkie and a light motor vehicle left one person dead and three others with serious injuries on the R34 approximately 20 kilometres outside Welkom. Shortly after 19:00 paramedics from various services arrived on the scene where they found the bakkie well alight. Bystanders flagged paramedics down and pointed to an area…

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Woman critical after collision, Bethlehem

A woman in her 40s is in a critical condition after she was hit by a light motor vehicle on Kerk Street in Bethlehem. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the patient lying on the side of the road in a critical condition. A group of motorists had stopped and was busy offering their…

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Bakkie rolls killing one, injuring four

A man has been killed and four others injured this afternoon when a bakkie rolled on the N4 near Nelspruit. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found a bakkie stationed on the side of the road. A large load of white paint that had been on the back of the bakkie had been spilled…

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Five year old critical after collision

A five-year-old girl is in a critical condition after she was hit by a light motor vehicle on the R617 in Mafakathini in Boston, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics were alerted to the call and were informed to meet the patient halfway to hospital. While driving, paramedics were flagged down on route and was handed a…

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ER24 breathes life into baby rhino

If a rhino could talk, he would tell you about the trauma he endured after losing his mother at the hands of poachers and how he himself, almost died. He would also tell you how Care for Wild Africa and ER24 saved his life. While ER24 is all about making sure people obtain realhelprealfast, they…

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Cyclist critical after collision

A woman in her 30s is in a critical condition this afternoon after she was hit by a delivery van on Beethoven Road in Vaderbijlpark. ER24 paramedics, as well as other services, arrived on scene and found the female cyclist lying on the side of the road. A number of motorists had stopped to offer…

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Travel safely

The festive season has only just begun and a number of motor vehicle accidents have already occurred. ER24 pleads with motorists to be patient, calm and alert on the roads this festive season. If you are travelling: Make sure your vehicle is roadworthy. Prior to leaving, have your vehicle checked. There are dealerships that offer…

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Man hit and killed in Paulshof

A man in his 30s was killed this morning after he was hit by a vehicle at the Cambridge and Witkoppen Road intersection in Paulshof. On arrival at scene, ER24 paramedics discovered the patient lying on the side of the road in a large ditch. It was apparent to paramedics that the man had been…

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One killed, five injured in Potchefstroom collision

A man in his 50s was killed and five others injured late last night after three vehicles collided on the N12 near Fochville, North West. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found three wrecked vehicles on scene. One of the vehicles, a tranporter, lay on its roof while the other two bakkies were on either…

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Five injured in Rondebosch

Five people sustained moderate injuries injured last night after their vehicle collided with a traffic light on Rondebosch Main Road in Rondebosch, Western Cape. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found a light motor vehicle smashed again a street light. The five occupants of the vehicle were found sitting around the vehicle. On assessment,…

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