Grandmother, daughter and baby injured in R59 Vereeniging accident

VEREENIGING - Paramedics say a 78-year-old woman has been seriously injured and a year-old baby and his mother have suffered minor injuries in a collision between a light motor vehicle and a bakkie on the R59 in Vereeniging. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 14:30 along with Midvaal Fire Department to find the damaged light motor vehicle still in the road. There were four occupants – the mother, her baby, a girl of about 7-years-old and the 78-year-old grandmother. The seriously injured grandmother was treated with advanced Life Support interventions in the vehicle while the other occupants all managed to self-extricate themselves. The young girl was luckily uninjured in the collision. The mother and baby boy were treated for minor injuries and transported to Mediclinic Vereeniging by another private service on the scene, while the seriously injured 78-year-old patient was treated and transported by ER24 to the same hospital for further care. The occupant/s of the bakkie were uninjured in the collision.


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