Woman stuck under car freed, man extricated from vehicle in Roodepoort

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.


Chitra Bodasing

ER24 spokesperson