An accident on the N11 near
Hendrina in Mpumalanga left eight people injured.
This is after the bakkie they
were travelling in lost control and rolled.
ER24 Spokesperson Russel
Meiring said on their arrival, they found the bakkie lying down a small
embankment on the side of the road.
Meiring added that on
assessment, paramedics found that eight occupants from the bakkie had sustained
minor to serious injuries. Some of the occupants had been sitting in the back
of the bakkie when it left the road.
“Paramedics set up a triage
area and began treating the patients for their injuries, and providing the
seriously injured patients with advanced life support. Once treated and
immobilised, the patients were transported to a nearby hospital for further
medical attention” Meiring added.
The exact details to the cause
of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.
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