At 12H30 Friday afternoon, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the corners of Ravel Street and Vaal River Drive in Sylviavale AH, Vanderbijlpark.
Reports from the scene indicate that two light delivery vehicle were involved in a collision resulting in one of the bakkies rolling several times.
Paramedics assessed the scene and found that an adult female was ejected from the bakkie during the rollover and was driven over by another vehicle.
The patient sustained serious injuries and required Advanced Life Support intervention to stabilise her. Two other patients from the bakkie had sustained minor injuries, the patients were assessed on the scene and found to be in a stable condition.
After the assessment, the two patients had declined ambulance transportation to the hospital. The seriously injured patient was treated on the scene and once stabilised were transported by ambulance to the hospital for further treatment.
Source: Shawn Herbst – Media Liaison Officer – Netcare Limited – Netcare 911
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