Incidents November 8, 2020
[GOLDEN GARDENS] – Bakkie rollover leaves five dead, nine injured.
Five people were killed including two children, and nine others left injured following a bakkie rollover on the R553 Golden Highway in Golden Gardens outside of Sebokeng late last night.
At 19h30, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found a crumpled bakkie lying upright in the middle of the road. Several people that had been seated in the rear of the vehicle were found scattered around the scene after they were ejected.
On further inspection, it was discovered that two children and three adults had already succumbed to their numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
Nine other patients were tended to on scene by medical staff. Assessments showed that the nine people had sustained minor to moderate injuries. The patients were treated and after that transported to Sebokeng Provincial Hospital for further care.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.