Sandton accident leaves woman injured

A woman was seriously injured following an accident on Rivonia Road in Morningside, Sandton this morning.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that a bus had rear-ended a minibus.

Upon assessment of the occupants they found that a woman had sustained serious injuries during the rear-end accident.

The patient verbalised that she was trying to exit the minibus when the minibus was rear-ended by a bus. The impact of the rear-end resulted in the woman losing her balance and falling out of the minibus from the open sliding door. However, exact detail surrounding the cause of the rear-end collision and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

The woman was treated at the scene, immobilised on a trauma board and transported to hospital under the care of an advanced life support paramedic.