Nineteen children injured in alleged stampede at a primary school in Ivory Park in Midrand

13 October 2017 | From Arrive Alive


Nineteen children were injured this afternoon after an alleged stampede at a primary school in Ivory Park in Midrand.

ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene to find Provincial services already in attendance.

Paramedics were lead into the school to where they found the young children.

Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered that a total of nineteen children had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Fortunately, no serious or fatal injuries were reported.

The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to various hospitals in the area for further treatment.

The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Russel Meiring
ER24 Spokesperson
 

Share This Page

Tell a friend icon Tell a Friend | Fax machine icon Print this Page

News Articles

11 Dec 2017 | Road Safety Highlights
On Friday, 8 December 2017, at approximately 13:30, an Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Intelligence driven operation, together with Ethekwini Inner South Crime Combatting Unit (CCU) successfully nabbed a 30-year-old suspect after he was found in possession of drugs to the street value of R24, 180 in the
11 Dec 2017 | Department of Transport
A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that five people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. A total of 26 motorists were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Eight motorists were arrested in the George service area;
11 Dec 2017 | From Arrive Alive
The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation in Springbok has expanded its investigation into SAPS fraudulent travel claims totaling an estimated R3.4 million. Two suspects, a 45-year-old Captain and a 31-year-old former administration officer who recently resigned, were arrested last week Thursday
11 Dec 2017 | From Arrive Alive
Two friends aged 11 and 10 from Oakford in Verulam have drowned while swimming in a river near their home on Sunday. At approximately 16:30 Reaction Unit South Africa received a call from a member of public requesting assistance after they failed to find the boys who were last seen swimming in the
11 Dec 2017 | From Arrive Alive
Three people were killed, among them a child, and five others sustained injuries ranging from moderate to serious after a single bakkie rollover on Johan le Roux road in Meyerton last night. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 21H50, they found a bakkie off the road lying on
11 Dec 2017 | Road Safety Highlights
Members from the South African Police Service National Investigation Unit (NINU) and the Flying Squad, acting on intelligence, arrested two suspects and recovered firearms and a hijacked vehicle on the N3 highway in Johannesburg. The National Investigation Unit received intelligence that a group of
10 Dec 2017 | From Arrive Alive
At approximately 18h00 on Saturday 09 December 2017, Netcare 911 was called to assist at a drowning at a house in Bordeaux, Randburg. According to the caller, the sixteen-month-old little girl had been found in the swimming pool. The Netcare 911 Emergency Operations Centre guided the caller with telephonic
10 Dec 2017 | Road Safety in the Media
Five people were left injured this afternoon following a two-vehicle collision on the M23 in Brakpan. ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene to find the two vehicles in the middle of the road. Five people were found walking around on the scene. Paramedics assessed the
10 Dec 2017 | Road Safety in the Media
Five people have been injured one seriously so after a T Bone collision at the corner of Alpine Road and Stanley Copley Drive in Overport on Sunday afternoon. Around 2 pm Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the vehicles obstructing the roadway. Two vehicles had collided in a T Bone

News Archive

Home  |  
Contact  |  
Browser  |  
Disclaimer  |  
CMS  |  
© 2017 - All Rights Reserved www.arrivealive.co.za