16 primary school children injured in Stellenbosch taxi roll over

16 primary school children injured in Stellenbosch taxi roll over

16 primary school children were injured when a taxi driver lost control of the vehicle on the R304 just outside Stellenbosch earlier this morning.

ER24 paramedics, Metro and Fire and Rescue arrived on scene and found the taxi lying on its side.

The children were found standing on the side of the road.

Upon assessment of the children understood to be between the ages of seven and thirteen, it was found that they sustained minor to moderate injuries.

They were treated and transported to Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital for further assessment and care.

The exact cause of the incident is unknown.

Authorities were on scene for further investigations.

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