19 injured in Brickfield off-ramp accident
Nineteen people have been injured, one seriously so, after a fully laden taxi collided with a car before leaving the road and collided with a tree on the off-ramp to Brickfield Road from the N3 just after 1pm on May 2.
Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that the taxi had collided with a vehicle before leaving the roadway into bush colliding with a tree on the off-ramp. Nineteen people had sustained various injuries with one patient sustaining serious injuries. More ambulances were dispatched as well as Advanced Life Support units. Once all of the injured had been stabilised on the scene they were transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further care that they required.
It is unknown what caused the accident however SAPS as well as Metro Police were on scene and will be investigating further.