Taxi collision leaves 25 injured

Taxi collision leaves 25 injured

A collision between two taxis has left 25 people injured this morning at the Underwood and Marrion Crescent intersection in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on scene and found the two wrecked taxis in the centre of the road. Some of the occupants of both taxis were found walking around…

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Man in trench dies after sand caves in

A 22-year-old man died in Pinetown earlier today after sand on the side of a trench caved in on him. It is understood the man was working in the trench, about two metres deep, when the sand collapsed on him. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene the man had already been removed from the trench.…

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Jaws of life used to free woman

A woman had to be extricated from a vehicle that landed several metres down an embankment earlier today on the M7 freeway in Pinetown. It is understood the woman lost control of the vehicle and hit a barrier. The vehicle landed down an embankment about 10 metres away from the road between some trees. ER24…

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Six injured in taxi collision

Six people were injured when two taxis collided at the corner of Moodie Street and Dales Avenue in Pinetown this morning. ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found patients sitting on the pavement next to the scene. They were assessed and treated for minor injuries. The patients were transported to local hospitals. The…

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Three injured when truck collided

Three people were injured in a collision today in the Westmead Industrial area in Pinetown. A truck was allegedly traveling down Goodwood Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with an upward embankment on the side of the road. Three people sustained minor injuries and were transported by ER24 paramedics to nearby hospitals…

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Baby among those injured in collision

Nine people, among them a 10-month-old baby, were injured in a collision between a taxi and an SUV on the N3 west bound before the M13, in Pinetown, earlier today. It is understood the vehicles collided and the taxi lost control, hit barrier and rolled multiple times. When ER24 paramedics, and other services, arrived on scene,…

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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,…

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Man airlifted after knocked over by taxi

Man airlifted after knocked over by taxi

A 24-year-old-man is in a critical condition after he was knocked and driven over by a taxi at the Lauth and Crompton Road intersection in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found the male patient lying on the side of the road in a critical condition. On assessment, it was found that…

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One killed, three injured in Pinetown collision

One person was killed and three others sustained several injuries when their vehicle overturned on the M13 in Pinetown this evening. Paramedics that arrived on the scene found three people near the vehicle. It is understood that they were ejected when the vehicle overturned multiple times before it landed on its roof near the far…

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Two found dead in locked vehicle

Two men in their 30s have been found dead in their vehicle this morning at the M13 onramp in Pinetown in KwaZulu Natal. ER24 crews were on their way to their local base when they noticed law enforcement officials standing near a light motor vehicle on the side of the road. Officials flagged down the…

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