An elderly woman died and
eight other people were injured when the bakkie they were in rolled on the R501
about 20km from Potchefstroom late last night.
It is understood the driver
lost control of the vehicle.
ER24 Spokesperson Chitra
Bodasing said the vehicle rolled and landed in the veld.
Bodasing said when ER24
paramedics and other services arrived arrived on scene they found people
scattered across the area.
Bodasing said an elderly woman
Bodasing said she sustained
multiple injuries. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for her.
She was declared dead.
Bodasing said other patients
were assessed. Four children between the ages of six and 14 sustained minor
Bodasing said all other
patients sustained minor to moderate injuries.They were treated. They were transported
to local hospitals.
“Authorities were on scene for
further investigations” Bodasing added.
Labels: Elderly woman killed in collision