A man believed to be in his thirties is fighting for his life and seven other commuters sustained moderate injuries in a collision between a bakkie and a minibus taxi on the M25 near Ramadaries Road this evening.
The man sustained critical life threatening injuries and advanced life support care was required to stabilize him on scene before he could be transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for the urgent care he required.
Seven commuters sustained moderate injuries in the collision and were treated on scene before being taken to hospital by Crisis Medical.
The cause of the incident is unclear and the local authorities were on scene and will investigate further.
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Two people were injured, one seriously so, after three vehicles collided along the N2 North neat the King Shaka off ramp this morning. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the roadway to be obstructed with accident debris and the twisted frames of the vehicles. After triaging the injured, it was found that one person escaped with minor injuries while the other sustained serious injuries.
Paramedics treated the injured at the scene before they were transported to a nearby hospital for the care that they required.
A woman stuck under a car was freed and a man trapped in the vehicle was extricated earlier this afternoon following a collision at the Van Staden and Hendrik Potgieter intersection in Roodepoort.
The collision involved a car and a motorbike.
When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found a man trapped in the vehicle and a woman, who was riding on the bike, stuck under the car.
The car was lifted and the woman was freed. Fire and Rescue Services extricated the man from the vehicle.
These patients as well as another man who was riding on the bike were assessed.
They sustained moderate injuries.
They were treated and transported to hospital for further medical care.
The exact cause of the collision is unknown however authorities were on scene for further in investigations.
Two people were injured following a rollover accident on Eastbury Drive in Phoenix.
Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that a SUV vehicle left the roadway, overturned several times and came to a standstill in a stream down a steep embankment.
Upon assessment of the two male occupants, paramedics found that both men, believed to be in their twenties, sustained serious injuries during the rollover accident.
Both injured men were treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.
Exact detail surrounding the cause of the rollover accident and preceding events are still unclear and will remain the subject of a police investigation.
A woman is in a critical condition following an accident on Paul Smit Street near Trichardts Road in Ravenswood, Boksburg this morning.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that a woman was knocked over by a vehicle.
Upon assessment of the sixty-three-year-old woman, paramedics found that the woman had sustained critical injuries while being knocked over by the vehicle.
The Netcare1 helicopter was activated to airlift the critically injured woman to hospital for the urgent medical care that she required.
Exact detail surrounding the cause of the pedestrian accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.
Members of the Johannesburg K9 Unit seized drugs, a firearm, cash and cell phones when they raided a flat in Belevista, Booysens policing area yesterday morning at about 07:00. A woman (33) and a man (43) were arrested. They will appear at the Johannesburg Magistrate Court today on charges of dealing and possession of drugs and illegal firearm.
Police officers acted on information from the members of the public and raided the flat. Inside the flat they seized several exhibits including 54 tablets of mandrax, 7.2 grams of crystal meth and 720 grams of dagga. The estimated value of the drugs are R300 000. They were found hidden inside a child’s room. The woman who resides at the address was arrested and whilst members were busy searching the premises, a man believed to have been visiting the premises to buy drugs was arrested. Police searched him and found packets of dagga in his possession.
It is suspected that these drugs are sold in the area of Booysens and more people may be arrested as investigations continue.
A head-on smash along Road 751 in Chatsworth has left one person dead and another critically injured this morning around 10h38. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events is still speculative and will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the roadway littered with accident debris and the twisted frames of the car and taxi, the injured were found trapped in the twisted metal of the car. Tragically, one man died at the scene due to the extensive injuries that he sustained, the other patient had sustained life-threatening injuries.
After medics stabilised the injured man at the scene they airlifted him to a specialised facility in Durban for the care that he required.