South Africa 25.6.2016 07:55 pm

Woman critical, three injured in Roodepoort car crash

A woman was critically injured and three other people sustained moderate injuries in a collision between two cars on Hendrik Potgieter Road close to Peter Road in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, on Saturday afternoon. Photo: ER24

A woman was critically injured and three other people sustained moderate injuries in a collision between two cars on Hendrik Potgieter Road close to Peter Road in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, on Saturday afternoon. Photo: ER24

The cause of the accident was unknown.

A woman was critically injured and three other people sustained moderate injuries in a collision between two cars on Hendrik Potgieter Road close to Peter Road in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, on Saturday afternoon, Gautentg paramedics said.

ER24 paramedics, City of Johannesburg emergency medical services (EMS), and other services were on the scene, ER24 spokeswoman Chitra Bodasing said.

Upon arrival at the scene it was found that a Toyota Fortuner and Honda Ballade had collided.

Some of the patients were trapped in the vehicles. Fire and rescue and ER24 paramedics extricated the occupants using jaws-of-life equipment.

“The patients, which included a woman who was in a critical condition, were treated and transported to local hospitals for further medical care,” Bodasing said.

The cause of the accident was unknown

 

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