One man has been killed and
four others injured on Sunday afternoon when a light motor vehicle left the
road and rolled multiple times off the R300 in the Delft area, Western Cape.
ER24 spokesperson Russel
Meiring reported ER24 paramedics, along with other services arrived on scene
and found the light motor vehicle lying on it’s roof on the side of the road.
On assessment, paramedics
found four patients lying around the vehicle, after they were ejected.
Another man lay trapped inside
One of the men that had been
ejected from the vehicle was found to have already succumbed to his multiple,
“Unfortunately nothing more
could be done for the patient and he was declared dead.” Meiring said.
Rescue services had to use the
jaws-of-life equipment to free the trapped man from his vehicle.
Once freed, paramedics treated
the patients and provided them with advanced life support.
All the patients were
thereafter transported to various hospitals for further treatment.
The cause of the collision is
not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations,
Labels: four injured after car rolls in Western Cape accident, One killed