[STRANDFONTEIN] – Bakkie crashes into pole leaving five injured.
Five people were left injured this afternoon when a bakkie crashed into a street pole on Strandfontein Road in Strandfontein in the Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics, along with Fire and Life Healthcare, arrived on the scene to find the bakkie on the side of the road. The occupants had already climbed out of the vehicle and were found seated on the sidewalk.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that four men and a young boy had all sustained minor to moderate injuries. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found on the scene.
The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to nearby provincial hospitals for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.