Four-vehicle collision at Kempton Park leaves 18 injured

Sunday morning’s accident involved a truck, a taxi, a light motor vehicle and a motorcycle.

Eighteen people injured in a collision between four vehicles at an intersection in Kempton Park. Photo: Twitter/@ER24EMS

JOHANNESBURG – Eighteen people have been injured in a four-vehicle collision at the intersection of Zuurfontein and Oranje Rivier Drive in Kempton Park.

Sunday morning’s accident involved a truck, a taxi, a light motor vehicle and a motorcycle.

Russel Mering of ER24 said several people were seen scattered around the vehicles.

Eighteen patients suffered injuries ranging from moderate to serious – five including a child, were in critical condition while 13 others suffered minor to moderate injuries.

According to him, the exact cause of the accident is not yet known.

“Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critical with advanced life-sustaining interventions. Once treated, a woman and child were airlifted to hospital by a private medical helicopter while the other patients were treated. were transported by ambulances. Local authorities were on hand for further investigations.”