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[GILLOOLYS] – Truck rolls leaving 25 injured.

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25 people were left injured this morning when a truck rolled off the R24 east bound at the Gilloolys Interchange in Johannesburg.

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find the truck parked upright on the grass island. The occupants that had been on the back of the vehicle were found lying across the scene.

Paramedics assessed the patients and found that 25 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Two patients lay trapped inside the cab of the small truck.

Rescue services had to use specialized equipment to free the two men from the vehicle.

Once freed, paramedics treated the patients and thereafter transported them to various hospital in the area for further treatment.

The exact cause of the incident is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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