4 Sep 2017, Verulam, Kwa-Zulu Natal: At approximately 06h40 on Monday morning 04 September 2017, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a very serious crash in Ireland street in Verulam.
Reports from the injured passengers at the scene allege that the minibus taxi was unable to negotiate the curve near the corner of Ireland and Todd streets and crashed down an embankment and rolled before coming to rest in the car park area of a local shop.
The incident and preceding events will form part of a police investigation. Paramedics from Netcare 911 and other private ambulance services attended to eleven patients at the scene, two had sustained serious injuries with the others sustaining injuries that ranged from relatively minor to moderate.
Netcare 911 has transported three patients from the scene including one of the seriously injured passengers.
He is a thirty seven year old man and was attended to by a Netcare 911 Advanced Life Support Paramedic and analgesic medication was administered to control his pain.
The Fire Department and the SAPS were also at the incident.