At least sixteen people were left injured this morning when a light motor vehicle and taxi collided on the N12 east-bound in Ridgeway.
ER24 paramedics, along with several other services, arrived on the scene at 08h10 to find the taxi lying on its side in the middle of the road. The light motor vehicle was found parked a short distance away.
Medics assessed the patients and found that one person had sustained serious injuries while at least fifteen others had sustained minor to moderate injuries.
The patients were treated and the seriously injured provided with pain-relief medication before they were transported to various hospitals 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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