Post Tagged with: "ER24"

Body Found near Milnerton

Body Found near Milnerton

30th June 2017 at 9:13 am 0 comments

ER24 reports that the body of a man was found in a field off Bosmansdam Road in Milnerton yesterday. The man is believed to have been in his 50s. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring says that “ER24 paramedics were responding to another emergency when they were flagged down by members ofRead More

Six injured in Melkbosstrand Taxi Collision

Six injured in Melkbosstrand Taxi Collision

10th June 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

According to ER24 six people sustained minor to moderate injuries when a taxi and a car collided on the M19 near the R304 in Melkbosstrand last night. “Approximately 8.30pm, an off duty ER24 paramedics was on her way home when she came across the collision. Upon assessment, she found thatRead More

Table View Accident: Biker Seriously Injured

Table View Accident: Biker Seriously Injured

7th November 2016 at 11:52 am 0 comments

A biker who collided with a car in Table View last night was seriously injured while the driver of the car escaped unscathed. The accident took place at the intersection of Otto Du Plesiss and David Baird Road. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring paramedics found the biker, who isRead More

Grisly Find in Mountains

Grisly Find in Mountains

31st October 2016 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

Two human skeletons were found along the Bainskloof Pass near Wellington on Saturday morning reports ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak. It is understood that hikers came across the human remains and alerted the Wellington Police Service. The police tasked a team which included ER24, Worcester Metro Rescue, Worcester Police, Forensic PathologyRead More

Accidents Aplenty: End of the Road for Biker

Accidents Aplenty: End of the Road for Biker

23rd October 2016 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

UPDATE: There has been the usual spate of accidents this weekend on our country’s roads. For one young biker it was the end of the road. The 30-year-old biker lost control of his bike on the R43 about 10km outside Villiersdorp on Sunday afternoon. The accident took place in an areaRead More

Table View: Community Medics attended to multiple patients. Photo: Community Medics

Carnage on the Road

16th October 2016 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

Emergency rescue staff had their work cut out for them on Saturday night. Multiple accidents occurred on the roads of the Western Cape, of which the bus accident outside Touwsrivier was the worst. Touwsriver, 2 am, ‘people scattered over the road’ At least nine people were killed and more thanRead More

Burning House: Woman “stable”

Burning House: Woman “stable”

30th September 2016 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

A woman who was saved from a burning house in Kingfisher Close in Melkbosstrand last night is “in a stable condition.” According to the spokesperson for Community Medics Eric de Korte the woman was inside the house with her two huskies when the fire started. “Community Medics along with ER24Read More

Crazed Attack: Paramedic Stabbed

Crazed Attack: Paramedic Stabbed

26th September 2016 at 7:42 am 0 comments

The latest attack on an ER24 medic has sparked public outrage. The medic was stabbed on Saturday evening whilst trying to assist on a scene. Shortly after 6 o’ clock Saturday evening paramedics from ER24 came across a motor vehicle collision on Ohrtmann Road in Pietermaritzburg. The crew was onRead More

Accident jinxes Birthdays

Accident jinxes Birthdays

23rd September 2016 at 10:38 am 0 comments

A man who celebrated his 32nd birthday yesterday died in an accident between Centurion and Midrand this morning. He was the passenger in the car that collided with a truck on the N1 between Centurion and Midrand. In a tragic coincidence the driver, who is supposed to be celebrating hisRead More

Emergency personnel at work. Photos: ER24

Emergency Personnel taught Self-Defence

22nd September 2016 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

Robbed, stabbed, hijacked and left traumatised… The dangers which South Africa’s emergency personnel face have escalated to the point that they are being taught how to defend themselves and their patients. According to ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing Harduth, ER24 personnel were involved in 15 incidents over the past two years.Read More

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