Lucky escape for 12 after N2 rockfall

2012-07-15 21:49
Twelve people were lucky to escape a rockfall on the N2 at Sir Lowry's Pass late on Sunday afternoon. (Werner Vermaak, ER24)

Twelve people were lucky to escape a rockfall on the N2 at Sir Lowry's Pass late on Sunday afternoon. (Werner Vermaak, ER24)

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Cape Town - Twelve people were lucky to escape alive after a rock fall on the N2  in Sir Lowry’s Pass between Somerset West and Grabouw on Sunday afternoon. 

ER24’s Werner Vermaak said rocks had fallen onto two cars.

“Six adults and 6 children were found with only minor injuries.

“They were treated on the scene for abrasions and bruises.”

Vermaak said local rescue services and police had closed the road after the rock fall and it was expected to remain closed for some time due to safety concerns.

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