24 August 2013
Four people were killed and another
person sustained critical injuries when their bakkie overturned several times
on the N4 near eMalahleni. The accident happened last night and when
paramedics arrived at the scene they found five people scattered across the
ER24 Spokesperson Vanessa
Jackson said concerned motorists that stopped on
the scene explained to paramedics that the bakkie overturned ejecting three
people from the back before it crashed over the barrier and landed on a wall
near the local cemetery.
said two others were found relatively close to the vehicle. One of the
occupants was in a critical condition and rushed off to a nearby hospital by
the local EMS
service. It is believed that he sustained multiple head injuries.
She added that it appears as if all
the men that were killed are in their early thirties. They all sustained
multiple fatal injuries and were declared dead on the scene.
The exact cause of the incident is
not yet known and will be investigated by the local authorities.
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