Incidents May 30, 2023
[MITCHELLS PLAIN] – Five children were killed and another injured in a bakkie rollover.
This morning, five children were killed and another critically injured when the bakkie they travelled in rolled multiple times on A Z Berman Drive in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 08h07, finding the Western Cape Metro and City of Cape Town Fire already in attendance.
On closer inspection, medics found a bakkie upright in the middle of the road. Several children believed to be aged between 13 and 16, were seen scattered some distance away from the bakkie.
Medics assessed the children and found that five had already succumbed to their numerous injuries while a sixth was in critical condition with numerous injuries.
Paramedics treated the critical patient and provided him with numerous advanced life support interventions before he was transported to a nearby hospital for urgent care.
The exact details surrounding this incident are unknown but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.