TWO KILLED – DIEPSLOOT
Two people have been killed after a bakkie overturned on the R114 near Diepsloot, Gauteng. Reports from the scene indicate that both men were ejected out of the bakkie on impact.
When Netcare911 paramedics arrived on scene, we found that the driver of the bakkie had already died. He was declared dead on scene by Netcare911 paramedics.
We found the passenger a few metres away with serious injuries. The Netcare1 helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift the critically injured man on scene to a level 1 trauma facility for further medical care.
Sadly, the man went into cardiac arrest when the helicopter landed, paramedics initiated CPR for more than twenty minutes. But, there was nothing more paramedics could do.
He was declared dead on scene by Netcare911 paramedics. At the time paramedics left the scene, police were searching for a possible third passenger believed to be a woman.
This accident happened this afternoon at around 17h00