Crime & Accidents News
07 April 2017

Rustenburg/Kroondal – The team from Trauma Rescue in Rustenburg was summoned to the N4 Kroondal offramp on Friday, 31 March 2017 to an accident scene where a vehicle had been trapped under a double trailer, sixteen-wheeler truck.

Both driver and passenger of this ‘fender bender’ had to be stabilised on scene before being rushed to hospital.

According to reports, the accident occurred at about 07h00. “The truck and trailer showed minor damage while the Atos has been described as a complete write-off,” Weyland Bothma, Trauma Rescue station commander, said. “Fortunately the driver of the Atos survived relatively unscathed.

In another unrelated accident, Trauma Rescue was summoned to the c/o Zand and Joubert streets on Tuesday, 4 April 2017. This specific intersection is notorious for chaos, as numerous accidents have already occurred at this spot.

The driver of this Atos was fortunate to leave the accident relatively unscathed.

According to reports, an Opel Kadett and BMW collided on Tuesday.

The driver of the BMW was unharmed and reported no injuries, but the driver and passenger of the Opel, an elderly lady and her help, were both treated for head injuries. They were stabilised before being rushed to the Job Shimankana Tabane Provincial Hospital. 

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