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11 October 2017

Rustenburg – Twenty people were injured when a bakkie overturned on Sunday morning, 8 October, on the Thembelani Road in Rustenburg, known as the old Bleskop Mine road.

ER24 paramedics and local emergency services arrived on scene shortly after 08h00 where they found several people with various injuries.

“It is understood that a majority of the occupants were sitting on the back of the bakkie and were flung from it when it crashed,” Werner Vermaak, ER24 spokesperson said.

“The bakkie was en route from Ramochana on their way to church in Kroondal,” captain Elsabé Augoustides, police spokesperson, said. “The bakkie collided with another bakkie.”

The injured were treated for injuries ranging from minor to moderate. They were all transported to various hospitals in the area.

A case of reckless and negligent driving is being investigated.

Twenty people were injured when a bakkie overturned on Sunday morning, 8 October, on the old Bleskom Mine road, Rustenburg.

 

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