Taxi rollover leaves twelve injured

ER24: [POTCHEFSTROOM] – Taxi rollover leaves twelve injured

Twelve people were left injured this morning following a taxi rollover on the N12, approximately 15km outside of Potchefstroom.

ER24 paramedics, along with the Provincial EMS, arrived on the scene at 06h13 to find the taxi upright on the side of the road. It is believed that the passengers had been ejected from the taxi when it rolled.

Paramedics assessed the patients and found that one woman had sustained critical injuries while eleven others had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

The patients were treated for their injuries, and the critically injured woman with advanced life support interventions, before they were transported to Potchefstroom Provincial Hospital for further care.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Russel Meiring

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