07 April 2015
An accident on the N1 outside Bloemfontein has left one person dead and six
It is believed that two
vehicles collided into each other.
The exact details to the cause
of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.
ER24 Spokesperson Russel
Meiring said when ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on scene
and found the road blocked by a wrecked light motor vehicle. The second vehicle
lay off in the veld few meters away. Both vehicles had sustained a severe
amount of damage in the collision.
Meiring said on assessment,
paramedics discovered that the driver of one of the vehicles had sustained
fatal injuries while the passenger had sustained critical injuries in the
collision. Nothing more could be done for the driver and he was declared on
Meiring added, five other
patients were found in the second vehicle, their injuries ranging from minor to
moderate. Paramedics carefully removed the patients from the vehicle, including
the critically injured patient.
Meirng said the patients were
treated for their injuries and thereafter transported to various hospitals for
Labels: One dead and six injured