Incidents March 19, 2023
[ALBERTON] – Truck overturns, leaving one dead, another critical.
This morning, one man was killed, and another left critically injured when the driver lost control of his truck, causing it to overturn on the R59 Redding Interchange in Alberton.
ER24 and other services arrived on the scene at 07h55 to find the truck lying on its side in the drainage ditch. Two men were seen lying trapped inside the cab of the truck.
Medics assessed the patients and found that the driver had already succumbed to his multiple injuries while the passenger was in critical condition.
Medics extricated the critically injured man, treated him and provided him with several advanced life support interventions before he was airlifted by a private medical helicopter to a nearby hospital.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.