Incidents September 25, 2022
[TOKAI] – Car crashes into tree, leaving one dead and four injured.
This afternoon, one man was killed and four others injured when their light motor vehicle lost control and crashed into a tree off Tokai Road in Tokai, Western Cape.
ER24, Metro EMS and Rescue, Western Cape Fire, Life Healthcare and other services arrived on the scene at 12h18 to find the wrecked vehicle on the side of the road. One man was found trapped inside the car, while four others were lying outside the car.
On assessment, medics found that the entrapped man had already succumbed to numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.
The four other patients were found with serious to moderate injuries.
Medics treated the patients and provided the seriously injured man with advanced life support before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.