Incidents September 2, 2020
[MITCHELLS PLAIN] – Car slams into barrier leaving two dead, three injured.
Two men were killed, and three others left injured this morning when their vehicle crashed into a barrier on the R300 near the N2 in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics, along with the Life Healthcare and Metro Services, arrived on the scene at 03:06 to find the light motor vehicle in the fast lane of the highway. Two men were found lying in front of the car while three other men were walking around on the scene.
Medics assessed the patients and found that the two in front of the vehicle had succumbed to their numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
The three other men were assessed and found to have sustained moderate injuries. The men were treated and thereafter transported by other services to nearby hospitals.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.