Post Tagged with: "ER24"

Stressed, Shot at, now they’re getting First Aid Training

Stressed, Shot at, now they’re getting First Aid Training

22nd September 2016 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

On World Rhino Day one can spare a thought for the game rangers who are the buffer between the rhinos and organised crime syndicates. Earlier this year the first Kruger ranger was shot by poachers; he managed to survive as he and his fellow rangers had attended an ER24 firstRead More

The accident scene in Ravensmead. Photo: ER24

Family Tragedy

10th September 2016 at 6:58 am 0 comments

When a car rear-ended another one last night in De La Rey Road in Ravensmead, Cape Town, it set about a chain of events which will change the lives of a family for ever. The light vehicle ended up against a street pole, while the second vehicle ended up parkedRead More

A taxi overturned outside Melkbosstrand this morning. Photos: South African Paramedics

Taxi Overturns outside Melkbosstrand; 11 Workers Inside

2nd September 2016 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

11 Women who were on their way to work at Sea Park Nursing Care in Melkbosstrand never got to work today. The women are in various hospitals after the taxi in which they were being transported rolled. The accident occurred around 7.18 am outside the entrance to Koeberg. South AfricanRead More

The bus rolled down an embankment. Photo: ER24

Bus Rolls, 50 Injured

26th August 2016 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

According to ER24 spokeperson Russel Meiring at least 50 children (15-18) were injured this afternoon after a school bus rolled down an embankment off the R603 in Umbumbulu in KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with various services, found the bus lying on its roof down a small embankment. Most ofRead More

The scene of the disaster. Photo: ER24

Black Friday

19th August 2016 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

At least 10 people were killed and approximately 40 others injured when a bus rolled down an embankment off the R712 in Golden Gate in the Free State this afternoon. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring, ER24 paramedics and other rescue services found the bus lying some distance from theRead More

Angels of Mercy under Attack

Angels of Mercy under Attack

15th August 2016 at 11:27 am 0 comments

They’re angels of mercy but they are increasingly being attacked, robbed and ambushed. According to Eyewitness News 30 attacks on paramedics have been reported in the last 8 months. In an interview with Eyewitness News some ER24 paramedics talk about how the threat of violence impacts on their labour ofRead More

A man from Du Noon died crossing the N7 this morning. Photo: ER24

Pedestrian killed near Du Noon

12th August 2016 at 9:14 am 0 comments

A man from Du Noon died trying to cross the busy N7 near the informal settlement this morning. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring the man was hit by two vehicles travelling in the direction of Malmesbury. When ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene they foundRead More

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