Brother and sister airlifted, multiple injured in a taxi crash in Chartwell, Johannesburg

05 August 2022 | From Arrive Alive


At approximately 18h00 on Friday night Emer-G-Med paramedics responded to the scene of a collision involving two mini bus taxis on the R114 in the Chartwell area of Johannesburg.

On arrival on scene multiple commuters were found to be injured. An on scene triage area was immediately established by incident commanders and a call for additional resources was made by the Emer-G-Med Emergency Operations Centre.

As many as twenty people are believed to have suffered injuries with two, a brother and sister aged ten and two years old respectively, suffering critical injuries.

Advanced Life Support intervention was needed to stabilize them before a call was made to airlift them through to a specialist facility for the definitive care that they required.

The cause of the collision is unknown and will form the subject of a South African Police Services investigation.

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