One dead, 17 injured in crash

2011-04-23 12:16

One person died and 17 others were injured when a bakkie rolled on the N3 about 10 kilometres out of Warden, paramedics said today.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said a Hyundai bakkie was travelling towards Gauteng around 4pm yesterday when the driver lost control. He said the vehicle rolled several times.

A man died on the scene and 17 others were injured.

The patients were taken to the Harrismith provincial hospital, Botha said.

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