Cape Town - Two men were left seriously injured on Monday afternoon when the truck they were travelling overturned on the R44 in Paarl, Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find the truck leaning over on its left side on the side of the road. Two men were found lying a short distance away.
Paramedics assessed the men and found that one had sustained serious injuries while the second man was found to be in a critical condition.
The men were treated for their injuries and provided with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the men were transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.
The local Fire Services were on the scene.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
Last week, four people were left injured on Thursday afternoon following a four-vehicle collision on the Frans Conradie Road in Parow, Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics, along with Metro and other services, arrived on the scene at 14h20 to find the vehicles scattered around the scene. The patients had already been extricated from the vehicles by members of the community.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that a 54-year-old man had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition. A 7-year-old boy had sustained serious injuries while another man escaped with moderate injuries.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured man with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the patients were transported by ER24 and Metro Services to nearby hospitals.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.@TheCapeArgus