Family injured in Free State crash

2012-04-09 14:18

A family of five were all seriously injured when their car overturned on the N1 near Ventersburg in the Free State.
The two teenage sisters were critical, Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said.

Their parents and four-year-old brother were also hospitalised.

“It looks like their car overturned and rolled repeatedly,” Wicks said.

One of the sisters, aged 18, was flung from the vehicle, which landed on top of her. Other motorists, who witnessed the accident, stopped and together lifted the car off her.

“Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and immediately initiated care, treating and stabilising the injured family at the roadside before transporting them by ambulance to the Boitumelo State Hospital for further treatment,” Wicks said.

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