14 injured on Bidston Road in Mayville when a taxi collided with a tree

Fourteen people have been injured after a taxi lost control and collided with a tree on Bidston Road in Mayville this morning just after 08:30 am.

Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the single-vehicle against the tree. Multiple casualties were found and immediately more ambulances were dispatched to assist.

On all of the injured who had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate had been stabilised, they were transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further care that they required.

At this stage, the events leading up to the crash are unknown however the necessary authorities were on the scene and will be investigating further….

10 injured in a crash on Golf Road in Epworth Pietermaritzburg

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find the taxi on the side of the road lying on its side. The light motor vehicle was parked a short distance away.

The occupants had already climbed out of the taxi and were found seated on the sidewalk.

Paramedics assessed the patients and found that four had sustained minor injuries while six others had sustained minor injuries.

The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to nearby provincial hospitals for further care.

The local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

At 07H00 Wednesday morning, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on Golf Road in Epworth Pietermaritzburg. Reports from the scene indicate that a mini-bus taxi and a light motor vehicle were involved in a collision.

A total of ten people were injured in the collision and were treated on scene and transported by various ambulance services to the hospital for further treatment….

Three people have been injured in a truck crash on the N3 near the Umlaas Offramp

At 15H05 Tuesday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N3 near the R603 Umlaas offramp. Reports from the scene indicate that a light motor vehicle and a heavy motor vehicle were involved in a collision.

A total of five patients were treated on the scene by various ambulance services. All the injured have been transported to the hospital for further treatment. All necessary authorities are on scene to investigate.

Both the North and southbound lanes have been affected and traffic is severely backed up….

Two injured in Pietermaritzburg rollover crash

KwaZulu-Natal: At 06H59 Sunday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on Moses Mabhida Road (M70) Camps Drift, Pietermaritzburg.
Reports from the scene indicate that two adult males were injured in the collision when the driver of the light motor vehicle lost control resulting in the vehicle rolling down an embankment.
All the patients were treated on scene and transported by private ambulance to hospital for further treatment.
All necessary authorities were on scene to investigate.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911

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Motorcyclist dies after being knocked down by bakkie on Steve Biko Road in Wonderboom South

Gauteng: At 12H15 Sunday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on Steve Biko Road in Wonderboom South.
Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male was struck down by a one-ton delivery vehicle.
The patient unfortunately sustained life threatening injuries and was declared deceased on the scene.
All necessary authorities were on scene to investigate.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911…

Eastern Cape man knocked down by out of control taxi.

Eastern Cape: At 16H14 Thursday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a Pedestrian vehicle collision on Stanford road, in Hillside, Bethelsdorp.
Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male was knocked down on the pavement by an out of control mini-bus taxi.
The patient sustained moderate injuries and was treated on scene and transported by Netcare 911 ambulance to hospital for further treatment.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911…

South Coast man knocked down by motor car

KwaZulu-Natal: At 11H26 morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a Pedestrian vehicle collision on Marine drive in Shelly Beach.
Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male believed to be in his early thirties had been knocked down by a light motor vehicle and sustained a fracture of his right lower leg.
The patient was treated on scene and transported by another private ambulance service to hospital for further treatment.
All necessary authorities were on scene to investigate.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911…

Approximately 18 injured after taxi and truck collide on Delfos road in Vanderbijlpark

Three people sustained moderate injuries and approximately 15 more sustained minor injuries after a taxi and a truck collided on Delfos road in Vanderbijlpark this afternoon.

ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene around 14h20 and found most of the patients were children all believed to be between the ages of 6 to 10 years old. They were all passengers of the taxi.

A girl, believed to be 11-years-old, sustained moderate injuries. She was transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.

Two adult males also sustained moderate injuries and they were treated and transported to hospitals in the area for further treatment.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Annine Siddall
ER24 Spokesperson

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Major breakthrough – police arrest four suspects and recover MEC’s hijacked vehicle

The intelligence-driven operation led to the arrest of four suspects and the recovery of the Mercedes Benz ML 500 that was hijacked from the protector of the Gauteng MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation. Soon after the protector was hijacked on Saturday, the Crime Intelligence and Police Trio Task Team were activated to track down the suspects and hijacked vehicle. Within 48 hours the hard work of the team paid off when they arrested four suspects and recovered the hijacked vehicle.

The suspects were arrested in Eldorado Park in the early hours of Monday, 04 June 2018. They were found in possession of the hijacked vehicle, firearm believed to be the one taken from the protector and another unlicensed firearm.

The suspects will be charged with hijacking, kidnapping as well as possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. They will appear at Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court in due course….