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Pretoria vehicle rollover leaves four injured

August 25, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on the N14 near Eeufees Road in Pretoria this afternoon.

Upon their arrival on scene they found that a heavy goods vehicle had overturned resulting in four people sustaining injuries ranging from moderate to serious. One of the occupants were entrapped in the vehicle and services had to make use of the Jaws of Life to extricate the patient from the vehicle.

The injured patients were treated on scene before they were transported to hospital for further medical care.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Centurion bike crash leaves one injured

August 22, 2014

Think Bike

A motorbike accident in Doringkloof, Centurion has left a man seriously injured. A report from the scene indicates that the biker collided into the side of the bakkie, the rider was thrown off the bike and landed in the back of the bakkie.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the roadway obstructed with the wreckage of the bike and vehicle, the damage consistent with a high speed impact.

After the biker was stabilised at the scene and immobilised on a trauma board they transported him to a local hospital for the care that he required.

Fourteen injured in Salt River taxi collision

August 20, 2014

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Fourteen people sustained moderate injuries when the taxi they were traveling in collided into the back of a truck on Voortrekker road in Salt River, Cape Town.

Paramedics that arrived on the scene found several occupants with injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises. The driver of the taxi sustained a serious leg fracture and was stabilised on the scene before he could be transported through to hospital.

All of the occupants were transported to Groote Schuur and Somerset Hospitals respectively.

The exact cause of the incident is not yet known.

Umhlanga motorbike collision leaves one seriously injured

August 13, 2014

Think Bike

A motorcyclist was seriously injured after he collided with a car at the intersection of Armstrong and Shelborne roads in Umhlanga Ridge. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the biker lying on the ground. After he was stabilised  and placed on a trauma board they transported him to a local hospital for the care that he required.

Selby road crashes leaves man critical

August 11, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on Eloff Street in Selby, Johannesburg this evening.

Upon their arrival on scene they found a man in a critical condition after a motor vehicle overturned and collided with a wall.

The man was entrapped in his vehicle and services had to make use of the Jaws of Life to extricate the man from the vehicle.

The injured man was treated on scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care that he required.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Alberton pedestrian crash leaves woman critical

August 10, 2014

Pedestrian safety pic

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to a pedestrian accident on the R59 at the Klipriver Drive off-ramp in Alberton tonight.

Upon their arrival on scene they found a twenty-nine-year-old woman in a critical condition after she was knocked over by a motor vehicle.

The critically injured woman was treated on scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care that she required.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Also view:

Pedestrian Safety in South Africa

Collision at intersection in Gezina leaves three injured

August 5, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident at the intersection of Eleventh Avenue and Swemmer Street in Gezina, Pretoria this morning.

Upon their arrival on scene they found that three people were in a serious condition after two motor vehicles collided.

The injured patients were treated on scene and transported to various hospitals for further medical care.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Also view:

Safe Driving at Intersections

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