Eight people injured in a car crash

Eight people were left injured early this morning when a light motor vehicle crashed into a roadside barrier on the R24 Derby turnoff outside of Rustenburg. 

ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring said that the paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 01h00 to find the vehicle lying on its roof on top of the barriers.

“Upon closer inspection, paramedics found eight people, including two children, seated next to the vehicle.

“Paramedics assessed the patients and found that all eight had sustained minor to moderate injuries. Fortunately, no serious or fatal injuries were reported on scene,” Meiring said.

He said paramedics treated the patients and thereafter transported them to a nearby clinic for further treatment.

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



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