15 injured in taxi rollover in Ladysmith

Image: iStock

Image: iStock

The patients have been treated for their injuries and transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.

Fifteen people were injured after a taxi overturned on the R103 Harrismith Road outside Ladysmith in KwaZulu Natal, said emergency services provider ER24 on Wednesday.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said their paramedics, along with other emergency services, arrived on the scene to find the taxi lying on its roof on an embankment. He said the passengers had already climbed out of the vehicle.

 

Fifteen people were injured following a taxi rollover on the R103 Harrismith Road outside Ladysmith in KwaZulu Natal on Wednesday morning. PHOTO: Supplied by ER24

“Paramedics assessed the patients and found that 15 people had sustained minor to moderate injuries. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found,” said Meiring.

 

The patients were treated for their injuries and transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations, he added.

– African News Agency

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