National 11.8.2016 05:55 pm

Taxi rolls on M1 South injuring 11 people

11 people suffered minor to moderate injuries in the accident. Picture: EMER-G-MED

11 people suffered minor to moderate injuries in the accident. Picture: EMER-G-MED

The patients suffered minor to moderate injuries in the accident.

A taxi rolled on the M1 South by the Glenhove Road offramp in Rosebank this afternoon, injuring 11 people.

Multiple EMER-G-MED response vehicles and ambulances responded to the scene just before 5pm.

 

A taxi rolled on the M1 South near the Glenhove Road offramp. Picture: Emer-G-Med

A taxi rolled on the M1 South near the Glenhove Road offramp. Picture: EMER-G-MED

EMER-G-MED spokesperson Max Cohen said, “Paramedics arrived to find that all eleven patients had managed to free themselves from the rolled taxi. Some were found seated on the embankment and others walking around the scene, fortunately having sustained minor to moderate injuries.”

Cohen said the patients were treated on the scene before being transported to a number of nearby hospitals for further care.

Johannesburg Metro police were on-scene to investigate the exact events leading up to the collision, said Cohen.

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