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Serving the Community, Giel Basson. Shift Commander Marais received information regarding a motor vehicle accident involving 3 vehicles. Upon arriving at the scene along Giel Basson, Shift Commander Marais went over to assess the situation. A female adult in the driver’s seat of one vehicle was complaining about severe pain in her left leg, left arm and right shoulder. He assisted and then went over to the next vehicle. The second vehicle had a male in it complaining about pain at his ribs and spine. Again Shift Commander Marais assisted and noted the injuries. There were 2 adult females in the third vehicle who reported minor injuries. ER24 arrived at the scene followed shortly after by Netcare ambulance. He informed the paramedics of the injuries of the patients in severe pain. The medics took over and Shift Commander Marais proceeded to direct the flow of traffic. A third ambulance was requested for the other two females. Metro Police arrived at the scene and it was handed over to them. The cause of the accident is unknown.
Serving the Community, Kleinbosch. While on patrol, Armed Response Officer Hugo noticed a car alight along Plattekloof Road (Opposite McDonalds) in Kleinbosch. He went over to investigate and found 3 youngsters trying to put out the fire by throwing sand on the engine. He went over to his vehicle to get the fire extinguisher and then managed to put out the fire. Fire and Rescue arrived shortly after. To ensure that there were no embers that could reignite the fire, they sprayed water over the engine. The father arrived the scene to tow the vehicle and he was grateful that Officer Hugo stopped to assist them.