Six injured after falling off moving bakkie

2015-10-17 22:08
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Durban - Six people have been injured after they fell off the back of a moving bakkie on Orthman Road in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday evening.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics arrived on scene and found the bakkie parked off on the side of the road, with the occupants sitting around the vehicle.

"On assessment, paramedics found that six people had sustained only minor injuries. Paramedics treated the patients and transported them to Northdale Hospital for further treatment.

"It is understood that the canopy had come loose from the vehicle, knocking the occupants from the moving vehicle," Meiring said.

Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

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