Twenty-nine patients sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate following a single taxi rollover in Hela Hela just outside of Richmond in Pietermaritzburg this morning.
When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 10H00, they found bystanders administering first aid to the patients.
Upon further assessment, paramedics found twenty-nine patients at the scene. Two had to be airlifted by medical helicopter to hospital while the rest were transported by ER24 and various other medical services.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known to our paramedics.
Ineke van Huyssteen
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