By Tauhierah Salie The City of Cape Town has called on the public to refrain from speculation surrounding the collapse of six presumably homeless people in Wetton on Monday, as investigations are underway. On Monday, the group mysteriously ingested the same substance and collapsed. Emergency Rescue (ER24) reported to the[…]
Police have opened an inquiry after paramedics treated six people in three locations in Wetton after they got sick on Monday afternoon. City of cape Town’s Wayne Dyason said that when officers responded to the scene, they found that four patients were already being treated. “City Law Enforcement officers on[…]
An alleged armed robber has been shot dead and another wounded following an armed robbery at a shop in Strand Main Road in Strand, Cape Town, paramedics said on Sunday. ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene at 10am on Saturday morning to find the local authorities[…]
The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works has called for an investigation into an accident which resulted in death of 10 people. Another 14 were injured after a construction vehicle lost control and overturned several times on the Ou Kaapse Weg in Steenberg on Saturday morning. According to[…]
A three-year-old girl has sustained serious head injuries after she was knocked over by a minibus taxi in Sea Point. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the incident occurred along Beach Road on Tuesday evening. “Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the child lying in the road, while the taxi[…]
Two people were killed in a collision between a car and a Golden Arrow bus in Cape Town’s northern suburbs on Monday morning, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said. Africa said the Volkswagen Polo became wedged under the back of the bus, following the crash on Swartklip Road. “The[…]
ER24 has confirmed that one person, a lone occupant, has been killed in the helicopter crash at Nomzamo High School in Lwandle, near Strand. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 12h00. The helicopter pilot sustained numerous injuries and died on the scene. “Paramedics assessed the lone occupant and[…]
The South African National Civic Organisation on Sunday called for clamping down on reckless and negligent driving following an accident that claimed many lives on Sunday. This is after twelve people were killed in a collision between a bus and a taxi on a N1, outside Worsester in the Western[…]
Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Thokozile Masipa was not petrol bombed. An article doing the rounds on social media has claimed that Judge Masipa, who presided over the trial and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, was petrol bombed on her way home on Wednesday. But police and ER24 say they have[…]
A 70-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a train in Cape Town on Thursday morning, ER24 said in a statement. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said the woman was walking across train tracks in Athlone when the accident happened. “The woman was found laying in the[…]
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