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Woman Trapped In Taxi After Multi-Vehicle Collision In Rosebank



Emergency personnel were called to the corner of Glenhove Road and Jan Smuts Avenue in Rosebank, Johannesburg, on Thursday afternoon after a severe multi-vehicle collision occurred.

According to reports, the driver of a taxi lost control, causing the accident. The incident resulted in a woman being trapped inside the taxi, requiring emergency responders to use the jaws of life to free her.


Vision Tactical, along with other emergency services, quickly arrived at the scene to provide assistance.

Yaseen Theba, spokesperson for Vision Tactical, explained that the taxi was travelling down Jan Smuts Avenue, crossing over Bolton Road, when the driver lost control and the vehicle overturned. The trapped woman was freed thanks to the use of the jaws of life.

In total, twelve patients were treated at the scene by medical personnel. Ten of these patients sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious and were subsequently transported to various medical care facilities for further treatment.

Fortunately, the road has since been reopened to traffic. Accidents like these serve as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for drivers to exercise caution and adhere to traffic regulations. It is crucial for all road users to remain vigilant and prioritize the well-being of themselves and others while on the road.

While the specific cause of the collision is still under investigation, incidents like these highlight the potential dangers of reckless driving and the importance of responsible behaviour behind the wheel.


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