20DEC

[N1 WEEGBRUG] – Vehicle rolls killing one, injuring three.

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A man was killed and three others injured this afternoon following a vehicle rollover on the N1near the Weegbrug outside of Worcester in the Western Cape.

ER24 paramedics, along with Metro Rescue and other services, arrived on the scene to find a light motor vehicle lying on its side on the side of the road. The bodies of four men were found lying a few metres away from the vehicle.

Paramedics assessed the men and found that one had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead.

The three other men were assessed. One was found in a critical condition while the second man was found in a serious condition. The third man was found with only moderate injuries.

Paramedics treated the men and provided the critically and seriously injured men with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the patients were transported to Worcester Provincial Hospital for further treatment.

The exact cause of the incident is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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