Netcare2 helicopter was dispatched
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As received: Stay away from PPC cement hiway, shooting took place, hi way standing still. Related to N3/M2 incident? pic.twitter.com/hZvJfLcBdr— Stan Bezuidenhout (@StanfromIBF) June 27, 2016
As received: Stay away from PPC cement hiway, shooting took place, hi way standing still. Related to N3/M2 incident? pic.twitter.com/hZvJfLcBdr
Reports from the scene indicate that three women are in a critical condition.
The exact detail to the cause of the accident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment. Four people were declared dead on scene by Netcare911 paramedics and other services.
Reports from the scene indicate that the deceased on scene are all women. We can confirm that all the passengers in the taxi were all women except the driver of the taxi.
All injured patients were stabilised on scene and transported to various hospitals in the area for further medical care. The Netcare2 helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift a critically injured woman to a level 1 trauma facility in Johannesburg for further medical care.
The highway has been closed. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes. Authorities are on scene.
This accident happened Monday afternoon at about 13h10.