Incidents January 25, 2021
[DELMAS] – Bakkie rollover leaves pedestrian critically injured.
A man, believed to be in his 50s, was left critically injured when he was struck by a bakkie on Flamboyant Street in Delmas.
At 12h20 ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the bakkie upright on the side of the road against a palisade fence. A man was found lying near the bakkie.
It is understood that driver of the bakkie lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll and come to rest on top of a pedestrian. Several people had pushed the bakkie off the man before the arrival of paramedics.
Medics assessed the pedestrian and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.
The man was treated and provided with advanced life support interventions before being transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.