Bakkie overturns, injuring seven in Hillcrest

23 November 2017 | Road Safety in the Media


Bakkie overturns, injuring seven in Hillcrest

Seven people were left injured this morning when a bakkie overturned on the N3 highway near the Peacevale off-ramp in Hillcrest, KwaZulu Natal.

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find the bakkie lying on its side in the middle of the road. Several passengers, that had been travelling on the back of the bakkie, were now found walking around on the scene.

Paramedics assessed the patients and found that seven had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found at the scene.

The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to Hillcrest Private and Life Westville Hospital for further treatment.

Traffic was heavily affected on the highway due to the collision.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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