Two critical after car lands on them

2015-07-18 19:07
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Cape Town - A woman and two men were critically injured when their car rolled at the intersection of the N12 and Greyhound Road in Klerksdorp on Saturday morning.

Paramedics found a car on its side against a tree on their arrival, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement.

It is suspected that the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll multiple times.  

“On assessment of the scene, paramedics discovered that two male patients lay partially trapped underneath the vehicle in a critical condition and the female patient lay a few metres away, [also] in a critical condition.

Paramedics and rescue services retrieved the two men from beneath the car. 

“Once freed, all three patients were treated and provided with advanced life support interventions,” he said.

Authorities were on scene for further investigations.

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