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[KLIPHEUWEL] – Two killed and another injured in an industrial incident.

On Sunday, two men were killed and another injured following an industrial incident at a farm in Klipheuwel, Western Cape.
ER24 and other services arrived on the scene after 13h30 and were led to a septic pit where the patients were reported.
Upon closer inspection, medics found one man besides the pit being treated by onsite rescue while two other men were being extricated from the pit.
Medics assessed the men and found that one man was suffering from minor breathing difficulties while the two other men showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the two men, and they were declared dead.
The patient with breathing difficulties was treated and transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
It is understood that the three men were working in the septic pit when the fumes overcame them.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.