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Over 23 fatalities in weekend leading up to Easter – Drive Safe

ER24 attended to transport-related incidents that resulted in over 23 fatalities over the weekend. Several others were injured, some of them critically and needing to be airlifted to hospital in some cases. Collisions included buses, trucks, bikes, taxis and cars either that rolled, were in head on collisions, collided with barriers or caught alight. The…

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Eleven injured in taxi collision – Amanzimtoti

Eleven people were injured this morning after a collision between a taxi and light motor vehicle on the M37 in Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on scene and both light motor vehicles blocking the middle of the road. The occupants from the taxi and light motor vehicle were found sitting…

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One dead, four injured

One person died, two sustained critical injuries and two sustained moderate injuries when the vehicle they were travelling in rolled on the N17 in Secunda, Mpumalanga. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they assessed the people. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for one of the people. He was declared dead.…

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Pretoria – Three dead  

Three people died in a collision between a taxi and a car at the corner of Francis Baardt and Grosvenor in Pretoria in the early hours of this morning. It is understood that the taxi rolled about 50 metres away from where the incident occurred. ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found…

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Four die in head on collision

Four people died in a collision at the Weltevrede turn off on the R43 direction Tulbagh earlier today. It is understood two cars collided head on and one of the vehicles, with three male occupants, caught alight. ER24 and other services arrived on scene and found the vehicles on the road. Fire and Rescue Services extinguished…

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Kelly’s View – Motorcyclist dies

A motorcyclist died this evening and the person he was riding with sustained serious injuries in Kelly’s View off the N8 about 20km outside Bloemfontein. When ER24 and Life Healthcare paramedics arrived on scene they found the people lying a few metres away from the badly damaged bike. It is believed the rider lost control of…

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Seven injured in collision

Seven people were injured in a collision on the N12 West before the Tom Jones exit, Benoni, this afternoon. ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found three vehicles that were badly damaged. A bakkie, light delivery vehicle and a car were involved. The patients were walking around and lying down on an…

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Injured man airlifted to hospital

A man believed to be in his 70’s was airlifted to hospital after sustaining critical injuries when he was knocked down by a vehicle earlier today. He was knocked down in Seeiso Street in Sharpville. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found the man lying on the road. He was assessed…

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Man critical after bike incident

A man, originally from Ficksburg, is in a critical condition following a collision in Lesotho earlier today. ER24 was contacted to transport the patient to hospital. Paramedics from ER24 Ficksburg went to the border post to attend to the patient. It is understood the man, 26 years old, was riding a bike in Lesotho when he…

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One dead, six injured in Klerksdorp

One man died and six others were injured in a collision between two cars on the N12 Wolmaranstad in Klerksdorp late last night. On arrival at the scene ER24 paramedics and other services found one patient entrapped in one of the vehicles. The jaws of life had to be used to free the man. He…

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