This morning just outside Potchefstroom a taxi collided with a truck, leaving 21 injured – amongst the injured were also children.
The paramedics were called to the scene and arrived just after 7:30, patients were outside the taxi, however, it’s been reported that four children were stuck inside the taxi.
The fire services were called to the scene and succesfully freed the four children, the truck driver was also stuck in his truck – Fire services also managed to free the man.
Paramedics assessed to patients to find two sustained serious injuries and luckily nineteen suffered “minor to moderate” injuries. All patients were transported to the local hospital for further treatment.
At this time the cause of the accident is unknown – Police were on the scene to carry out their investigations, awaiting further information.