Twenty-two people were left injured this morning, including several children, when a taxi and bakkie collided on the R103 in Lio...
Twenty-two people were left injured this morning, including several children, when a taxi and bakkie collided on the R103 in Lions River in KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, were dispatched to this incident at approximately 08h00.
Upon arrival on scene, paramedics found a bakkie and taxi in the middle of the road. It was evident to paramedics that both vehicles had collided head-on.
The taxi had been transporting children, believed to be aged between 10 and 13, to school while the bakkie had several adults on the rear of the vehicle.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that twenty-two people had sustained moderate injuries. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found on the scene.
The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.