Police Vans Collide Outside Melkbosstrand

Photos: ER24

According to ER24 six people were injured when two police vehicles collided on the R27 outside Melkbosstrand last night. The accident took place at approximately 21h20.

At the time of their arrival, ER24 paramedics found fire and rescue personnel removing an entrapped patient from one of the police vehicles.

Five men and one woman sustained moderate to severe injuries and had to be stabilised before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further medical treatment.

ER24 transported a woman believed to be in her 20s and a man believed to be in his 50s to hospital.

The four other police members were transported to nearby hospitals by other emergency services on scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are not yet known, but will form part of an investigation.



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