Howick - Taxi Accident Leaves 13 Injured. Two people have sustained serious injures while another e...

Howick - Taxi Accident Leaves 13 Injured.

Two people have sustained serious injures while another eleven have sustained minor to moderate injuries after the taxi they were in rolled on the N3 Durban bound between Tweedie and Midmar this morning.

Midlands EMS


paramedics, EMRS and other emergency services arrived on the scene and found the taxi on its side with two patients entrapped and multiple other patients seated on the road side near to the incident.

The two patients that were serious, were entrapped by their legs. While paramedics stabilised them by means of advanced life support intervention, the local towing company were able to lift the taxi high enough to free the two patients from the wreckage. Once freed they were


placed on specialised boards before being transported to a nearby Provincial Hospital for further medical care.

The remaining eleven patients were treated for cuts, abrasions and general body pains. They were also transported to a nearby Provincial Hospital for further medical care.

The circumstances around the incident would be investigated further by the local SAPS and Fire Department. Traffic was severely affected due to the incident

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