MULTIPLE PATIENTS ENTRAPPED IN COLLISION EARLIER SUNDAY EVENING ON VANGUARD DRIVE, ATHLONE


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MULTIPLE PATIENTS ENTRAPPED IN COLLISION EARLIER SUNDAY EVENING ON VANGUARD DRIVE, ATHLONE

At least 12 people were injured in a collision between two cars and a kombi in Jakes Gerwel Drive/Vanguard Drive, Cape Town, this evening.

ER24 paramedics as well as other services attended to the incident. Two men believed to be in their late 20's were trapped in one of the cars. 



Metro Rescue extricated them from the vehicle and upon assessment by paramedics it was found that they were in a critical condition.  

Two teenagers were also trapped in the kombi. They were extricated and found to be in a serious condition.


These patients, as well as all others who sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate, were treated and transported to various local hospitals.

The exact cause of the incident is unknown.



Chitra Bodasing, ER24 spokesperson