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Western Cape | One Man Was Killed, 2 Others Critically Injured In Rollover Crash In Philadelphia

One man was killed and two others left critically injured when their vehicle rolled on the Adderley Road in Philadelphia in the Western Cape.

ER24 Paramedics, along with Metro Rescue, life Healthcare and Community Medics, arrived on the scene at 17h15 to find the wrecked vehicle on the side of the road. Two men were found lying

outside the vehicle while a third man was found lying trapped inside the vehicle.

Rescue services had to use specialized equipment to free the man from the vehicle.

Once freed, paramedics assessed the patients and found that one man had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.

The two other men were treated for their injuries and were provided with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the one man was airlifted by a private medical helicopter while the second man was transported by ambulance.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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