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North West | 18 People Have Been Injured In Collision Involving A Taxi, Bakkie And Car In Potchefstroom

Eighteen people were left injured this morning following a collision between a taxi, bakkie and light motor vehicle at the OR Tambo and Nelson Mandela Road intersection in Potchefstroom.

ER24 Paramedics, along with the Provincial Services, arrived on the scene at 08h45 to find the taxi on the side of the road while the bakkie and light motor

vehicle were found on the opposite side. Several people were found seated inside the three vehicles while several others were found walking around on the scene.

Paramedics assessed the patients and found that seventeen people had sustained minor to moderate injuries while one other had sustained serious injuries.

The patients were treated for their injuries, and the seriously injured provided with advanced life support interventions, before they were transported to Potchefstroom Provincial Hospital and Mediclinic Potchefstroom for further care.

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

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