2 dead after being flung from rolling vehicle in Magaliesburg

2018-11-10 11:05
The scene of the crash in Magaliesburg.

The scene of the crash in Magaliesburg. (ER24)

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Two people were killed and four others sustained various injuries when their vehicle overturned several times along the R509 in Magaliesburg on Friday evening.

Shortly after 16:00, paramedics arrived on the scene where they found all of the occupants outside of the vehicle, ER24 said in a statement.  

The occupants were ejected during the rollover.

"Two men were found with fatal injuries and declared dead on the scene. One person was found with critical injuries," spokesperson Werner Vermaak said. 

"The ER24 Oneplan Medical Helicopter was called to the scene to airlift him to Modderfontein Busamed for further medical care.

"Another two men sustained serious injuries and were stabilised on the scene before they were rushed to Lenmed Hospital for further care. A third man sustained minor injuries and was later transported to the same hospital."

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not yet known. It is understood that no other vehicles were involved in the accident.

Police are investigating. 

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