Media Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident on N1
Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a serious motor vehicle accident in the early hours of this morning.
At 03:50 on the N1, direction Cape Town in the Kraaifontein area - A taxi collided with a stationary heavy duty truck, causing the occupants of the minibus to be catapulted from the vehicle. The driver and four of the passengers were certified deceased by EMS Medical Practitioners and two adult males and one adult female sustained minor to serious injuries. The survivors were transported to Tygerberg Hospital.
Currently responding and attending to a motor vehicle accident in Saron. Approximately 30 patients on the scene. Update to follow.