A man was killed after his
vehicle plunged roughly 60 metres off the Franschhoek Pass in Franschhoek in
the Western Cape yesterday.
ER24 Spokesperson Russel
Meiring says “ER24 paramedics, along with
Fire and Metro Services, found an SUV lying on its roof well alight roughly 60
metres down a large embankment.
personnel made their way down the embankment and extinguished the blaze.
Meiring says “One the blaze had been extinguished,
paramedics found the body of a male lying inside the vehicle.”
the man had succumbed to his fatal burn wounds. Nothing more could be done for
the patient and he was declared dead on scene.”
He adds that “It is understood that two members of the
local authorities had witnessed the incident. It is believed that they
attempted to remove the patient from the vehicle, but were unsuccessful”
However, local authorities
were on scene for further investigations, Meriring concluded.
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