Incidents August 20, 2020
[VANDERBIJLPARK] – Bakkie rollover leaves two dead, seven injured.
Two men were killed and seven others injured this evening following a bakkie rollover on barrage road in Vanderbijlpark.
ER24 paramedics, along with the Provincial Services, arrived on the scene at 18h48 to find the bakkie upright on the side of the road. Several men were found lying scattered around the vehicle.
Medics assessed the patients and found that two men had sustained numerous fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
Seven other men were assessed, and it was found one was in a critical condition while six others had sustained minor to moderate injuries.
The patients were treated for their injuries and the critically injured provided with advanced life support interventions before they were transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.