10 children sustained both serious and minor injuries after their school minibus taxi overturned on Baden Powell drive near Mitchells Plain on Thursday, September 30.
According to reports from the SABC, three of the 10 children suffered serious injuries and were transported to the Red Cross Children’s Hospital while one child had to be airlifted to the hospital.
Western Cape Health’s Emergency Medical Services spokesperson, Deanna February confirmed the incident, stating that the vehicle transporting scholars aged between 10 and 12 years old are from three different primary schools.
A spokesperson for ER24, Ineke van Huyssteen said when their paramedics arrived on the scene, a Toyota Avanza was found about 20 metres from where the patients were found, IOL reports. Van Huyssteen added that the circumstances surrounding the crash are not yet known.