Five people were injured following an accident on Graham Road near Silverlakes Road in Tijger Vallei, Pretoria late yesterday afternoon.
Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that two vehicles were involved in a partial side-impact crash.
Upon assessment of the occupants, paramedics found that one person in a critical condition was entrapped in the vehicle. The Tshwane fire department had to make use of the specialised equipment to extricate the entrapped patient form the vehicle. Paramedics found that two other people sustained serious injuries and two people sustained minor to moderate injuries.
The injured patients were treatefd at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.
Exact detail surrounding the cause of the crash and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.