Two killed as small truck overturns on the R21

TWO people were killed when this truck overturned on the R21 on Thursday evening. Photograph: ER24

Two people were killed and five others injured when a light duty vehicle overturned several times on the R21 north towards Pretoria at the R23 off ramp.

Werner Vermaak of ER24 said paramedics of various services arrived at the scene at about 7.30pm on Thursday evening. All the occupants were ejected from the overturned vehicle. Two people were found with fatal injuries.

“Two were found with critical injuries and three others with moderate injuries,” Vermaak said.

Most of the occupants sustained several fractures and possible head injuries. They were stabilised on the scene and later transported to nearby hospitals.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not yet known.

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