Seven people were injured this
afternoon when a bakkie rear-ended another on the N1 Highway in Paarl, Western
ER24 Spokesperson Russel
Meiring says, “Paramedics arrived on the
scene with provincial services.
He says “Two bakkies were found on the side of the road with the occupants
“On assessment, paramedics found that seven people including a
3-year-old boy had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate” says
One of the patients had been
ejected from the back of the bakkie in the collision.
Fortunately no fatalities were
reported on scene. Paramedics treated the patients and thereafter transported
them to Paarl Hospital for further treatment, he adds.
Local Authorities were on
scene for further investigation.
Meanwhile, A man was shot and
wounded while cleaning a firearm in Richards Bay on Sunday, paramedics said.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris
Botha says “Reports from the scene
indicate that two men were cleaning the firearm when a shot went off
accidentally, the man, in his 30s, was in a serious condition.”
He was stabilised and taken to
hospital, she concluded.
Police spokesperson Major
Thulani Zwane said the shooting had not been reported to police.
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