Two killed when vehicle overturned at Ruigtevlei near Sedgefield

Western Cape Government Health’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a vehicle that overturned:

At11:35in Ruigtevlei, before Sedgefield –  The vehicle, a bakkie, was travelling from George in the direction of Knysna when one of it’s tyres burst. The driver lost control of the vehicle causing it to overturn.

The vehicle was transporting eight (8) passengers, including the driver.

One patient (male) is in a critical condition with various injuries and have been transported by Skymed helicopter toGeorgeHospital.

Five (5) patients are in a less serious condition. One (male) was also transported by Skymed helicopter to George Hospital, two female patients were taken by EMS ambulance to Knysna Hospital and the two other patients were transported by ER24 to Knysna Hospital.

Two females were declared dead on the scene and the bodies have been transported to Knysna Forensic Pathology Services.

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