19 School children injured after taxi overturned on the R515 near Refilwe

Netcare 911 ambulance

At least nineteen school children have sustained  moderate to minor injuries after their school minibus taxi overturned on the R515 near Refilwe township in Cullinan, Gauteng.

When Netcare911 paramedics arrived on scene, we found the taxi lying on its side.

The exact detail to the cause of the accident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare911 paramedics worked alongside various emergency services on scene to stabilise the injured school children.

The children are between the ages of five and seven years old.

All nineteen school children were transported to various hospitals in the area for further medical care.

This accident happened this morning at about 08h15.