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Parenting today – How to create a safer environment

The wrong company, abuse, sexual predators, social media, availability of information on the internet on just about anything… The list of concerns parents have relating to their children today is endless. How do we try to address these concerns without smothering or pushing them away? While we cannot guard children 24/7 we can build trust,…

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Truck collides with barrier, injuring four

Truck collides with barrier, injuring four

Four men were injured this afternoon when a tipper truck collided with a barrier on De Waal Drive in Woodstock in the Western Cape. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on scene and found the smashed tipper truck against the roadside barrier. Rubble that had been carried by the truck was spread across the…

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Bakkie collision leaves five injured

Bakkie collision leaves five injured

Five people were left injured this morning after two bakkies rear-ended each other on the R36 in Lydenburg, Mpumalanga. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found both bakkies parked on the side of the road. Occupants from both vehicle were sitting on the pavement near their vehicles. On assessment, paramedics found that five occupants that…

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Being a burn survivor – It takes the strength within

Being a burn survivor – It takes the strength within

She expected a normal drive back home just like any other day but found herself in a situation that changed her life in minutes. All he wanted was light in his room but he found himself fighting for his life. Lebohang Motloung (29) and Johannes Mafalo (30) are two of several burn survivors who have…

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Early morning taxi collision leaves 14 injured

A collision between a truck and taxi this morning on the Rudolf Greyling Road in Bloemfontein has left 14 people injured. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the taxi and truck parked on the side of the road. Paramedics noticed that the truck had been carrying a heavy load of bricks at the…

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Paarl bus collision leave 15 injured

A bus collision on the Swawelstert Road in Paarl has left 15 people injured this morning. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found that a bus had left the road and had come to rest in a nearby vineyard. Some of the occupants were found sitting outside while two patients were found sitting inside…

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Woman critically injured

A woman was critically injured when she lost control of the car she was driving on the R500 just outside Fochville earlier this evening. ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found the woman lying on the road near the car that had rolled. Paramedics were informed that the woman’s son helped her out of…

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31 injured when bus overturns

31 children were injured when a bus overturned on the R44 outside Stellenbosch about two minutes away from Welgevonden this morning. When ER24 paramedics, Life Healthcare paramedics as well as other services arrived on scene they found two children in a critical condition and one in a serious condition. One of the critically injured patients,…

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One killed, 16 injured in taxi collision

One killed, 16 injured in taxi collision

One man has been killed and 16 others injured this morning after a taxi collided with two vehicles and rolled at the William Nicol and Wedgewood Link Road intersection in Fourways. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on scene and found the taxi lying on its roof, leaning on the nearby pavement. On assessment,…

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Nine injured in mass collision

A collision involving four vehicles occurred this morning on Old Georgedale Road in Cato Ridge, Kwazulu Natal. The collision involved three bakkies and one light motor vehicle.When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that nine people had been injured in the collision. One person sustained critical injuries and the other eight people had injuries…

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