Truck overturned on N1 near Worcester killing one man and injuring two others


ER24 Paramedics attended this accident scene.

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TRUCK OVERTURNED ON N1 NEAR WORCESTER KILLING ONE MAN AND INJURING TWO OTHERS

One man has been killed and two other injured this afternoon after their truck overturned on N1 between De Doors and Touws River near Worcester in the Western Cape.

ER24 paramedics, along with Metro Services, arrived on the scene and found the wrecked vehicle lying on its side in the middle of the road.

On inspection, paramedics found one man walking around on the scene while two men were found lying trapped inside the truck.

When paramedics assessed the two men inside the truck, they found that one man had already succumbed to his multiple fatal injuries. Unfortunately nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead on scene.

The second man was found to be in a critical condition. Metro services had to use the jaws-of-life equipment to free the man.

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Once freed, paramedics treated both patients and provided the critically injured patient with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, both patients were transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

The exact cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations

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