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Pretoria head-on collision leaves two injured

July 30, 2015
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Two men were injured during an accident at the intersection of Solomon Mahlangu Drive and Kierieklapper Street in Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria this morning.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision.

Upon assessment, paramedics found that one man travelling in one of the vehicles sustained serious injuries during the collision. The injured man was treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care under the constant care of an advanced life support paramedic.

Another man, travelling in the second vehicle sustained minor to moderate injuries during the accident. The injured man was treated at the scene and transported to hospital or further care.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the head-on collision and preceding events are unknown and will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Greytown Road crash leaves 7 injured

July 27, 2015
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Seven people were injured after a taxi, Bakkie and car collided along Greytown Road at around 09h30 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, the patients were found at the side of the road. After triaging the injured, it was found that five people had escaped with minor injuries while two sustained moderate injuries.

Paramedics stabilised the injured at the scene before they transported them to various hospitals for further medical care.

Vereeniging rollover crash leaves fourteen injured

July 24, 2015
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Fourteen people were injured following an accident on the R59 near Ring road in Vereeniging this morning.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that a minibus left the roadway and overturned.

Upon assessment of the occupants, paramedics found that fourteen people sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate injuries.

The injured patients 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 will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Clayville pedestrian accident leaves man critical

July 23, 2015
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A man is in a critical condition following a pedestrian accident on the M57 near Olifantsfontein Road in Clayville this morning.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found a man lying on the ground after he was knocked over by a motor vehicle.

Upon assessment of the injured pedestrian, paramedics found that he was in a critical condition. The thirty-five-year-old critically injured man was treated at the scene and rushed to hospital under the care of an advanced life support paramedic for the urgent medical care that he required.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the pedestrian accident and preceding events are unknown and will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Clayville pedestrian crash leaves one dead

July 20, 2015
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A pedestrian was tragically killed during a hit and run pedestrian accident on the R21 near Olifantsfontein Road in Clayville.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that one person was tragically killed during the pedestrian accident. Sadly more vehicles drove over the deceased pedestrian on the roadway prior to any emergency services’ arrival.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the pedestrian accident and preceding events are currently being investigation by the police.

Pretoria rollover crash leaves two injured

July 19, 2015
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Two men were injured following a single vehicle accident on the R513 in Montana Tuine, Pretoria last night after 22h00.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that a motor vehicle left the roadway and overturned.

Upon investigation, paramedics found that both male occupants were ejected from the vehicle during the rollover accident. One of the men were trapped underneath the vehicle and was pulled out by members of the public.

Upon assessment of the two men, paramedics found that one man was in a critical condition and the second man was in a serious condition.

Both men were treated at the scene and transported to hospital for the urgent medical care that they required.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the rollover accident and preceding events are still unclear and will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Car rolls leaves three critically injured

July 18, 2015
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A woman and two men were left critically injured this morning after their car rolled at the intersection of the N12 and Greyhound in Klerksdorp.

ER24 paramedics responded to the scene, and on their arrival, they found a light motor vehicle lying on its side up against a tree.

On assessment of the scene, paramedics discovered that two man patients lay partially trapped underneath the vehicle in a critically condition. The female patient lay a few metres away in a critical condition.

Paramedics and rescue services immediately began to treat the patients and retrieve both patients from beneath the vehicles. Once freed, all three patients were treated and provided with advanced life support interventions.

It is believed that the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll multiple times and ejecting the occupants.

Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Russel Meiring
ER24 Spokesperson

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