In Pretoria, a horrific collision between a Mercedes Benz vehicle and a Toyota Quantum minibus resulted in AT LEAST seven fatalities.
According to Thabo Charles Mabaso, a spokesman for Tshwane Emergency Services, the crash occurred on Saturday along WF Nkomo Street, a prominent thoroughfare.
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The three dead men’s bodies had to be removed from the minibus using the “Jaws of Life” by firefighters.
“A female patient was extricated from a black Mercedes Benz automobile, a light motor vehicle, and was sent in a severe condition to Kalafong Hospital. According to Mabaso, a male patient from the same vehicle was taken with slight to moderate wounds.
“Four of the six patients who were critically ill when they were transferred to Kalafong Hospital were eventually pronounced dead, increasing the total number of the deceased to seven. There were 15 patients in all between the two vehicles, of whom seven passed away and eight survived and are currently being treated at Kalafong, Steve Biko, and Pretoria West Hospitals.
According to Mabaso, the accident’s cause has not yet been identified.
On the Hornsnek Road in Ga-Rankuwa, north of Tshwane, in June, a bus and a truck were involved in a horrifying crash that resulted in at least 15 fatalities.According to Mabaso, “On August 27, 2022, at about 6:30 am, the Tshwane Emergency Services Department attended to a motor vehicle accident between a minibus taxi and a light motor vehicle on WF Nkomo Street near Schurveberg Road in Saulsville.
When emergency services got on the site, they discovered several patients still trapped inside the minibus taxi after a light motor vehicle struck head-on with it. After evaluating the situation and the patients, the paramedics pronounced three male patients dead at the scene.
The three victims at the time were from the minibus cab.