Injured man hobbles to fuel station

2012-06-17 07:30

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Bloemfontein - Four people were critically injured on Saturday when their car left the N8 in Eden Park, in Bloemfontein, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said information suggests that the driver may have fallen asleep behind the wheel of the car.

"The car pushed from the road and ploughed into a ditch at high speed," he said.

"The driver and two passengers were entrapped in the wreckage. All were in a critical condition. A fourth man, also critically wounded, had clambered from the wreckage and hobbled to a nearby garage."

Wicks said the people were treated at the scene before they were transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.

- SAPA
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