Reaction Unit South Africa | Kwa-Zulu Natal | NARI
8 Oct 2017, Tongaat, KwaZulu Natal: Nine (9) passengers & a driver sustained injuries in a collision between a taxi and a light motor vehicle on the R614 between Tongaat & Esenembe earlier today.
At approx 15:27 (Saturday) Paramedics from Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene to provide medical assistance. Reaction Officers who heard the despatch over the radio responded to assist.
Upon arrival Officers found that a White Toyota Quantum that was traveling on the R614 from Tongaat towards Esenembe had collided with a silver VW Polo Vivo.
Paramedics from various private services treated the patients which including several passengers, a three year old boy, five year old girl & the VW Polo driver then transported them to clinics & hospitals in the surrounding areas.
According to witnesses, the VW Polo had made a u-turn on the R614 directly into the travel path of the taxi. The taxi was unable to avoid the light motor vehicle & collided into the right rear before overturning.
The witnesses version could not be immediately confirmed.