Incidents August 27, 2022
[TZANEEN] – Bakkie rollover leaves one dead and three injured.
This afternoon, one man was killed and three others injured when the driver lost control of the bakkie, causing it to roll off the R71 outside Tzaneen.
ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on the scene at 12h45 to find a bakkie and trailer on their side of the road. A man was found lying a short distance away while three other men were walking around.
Medics assessed the men and found that one had already succumbed to his numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead. The three other men were found with only minor injuries.
Medics treated the men and later transported them to a nearby hospital for further care.
The exact details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.