One Person Was Killed, Seven Others Injured In Bakkie Rollover On N1 Near Grasmere


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1 month ago

One man was killed and seven others injured this morning after a bakkie rolled on the N1 highway near the Grasmere turnoff in Sebokeng.

ER24 Paramedics, along with several other services, arrived on the scene shortly after 07h00 to find a bakkie in the centre median. Several people that had been travelling on the back of the bakkie were found lying scattered around the scene.

On closer inspection, paramedics 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.

Seven other patients were assessed and found to have sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious.

The patients were treated for their injuries, and the seriously injured provided with pain-relief medication, before they were transported to nearby provincial hospitals for further care.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.