EMS Alert: Accident on Borchards Quarry/N2 | Western Cape Government


EMS Alert: Accident on Borchards Quarry/N2

15 July 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle accident earlier.

At 07:50 on the N2, Borchards Quarry - EMS Rescue Technicians mechanically removed the doors of a minibus taxi using the Jaws of Life, whilst EMS Practitioners medically assisted 16 female passengers from the vehicle after an accident between the taxi and a motor vehicle. Passengers suffered various injuries ranging from possible spinal, neck and lower leg injuries and were transported by EMS ambulance to Tygerberg, GF Jooste and Groote Schuur hospitals and Bishop Lavis Community Health Clinic (CHC). One adult female seated in the car was transported by ER24 to N1 City Hospital.

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