23 farm workers hurt as trailer overturns near Viljoenskroon


Twenty three farm workers were injured when the trailer they were travelling in overturned in Viljoenskroon, paramedics said on Saturday.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks said the trailer was being towed by a tractor at the time of the accident.

Paramedics at the Netcare 911 Kroonstad Base and Netcare 911 Klerksdorp Base responded to the crash.

The injured, six of whom were in a serious condition, were stabilised and taken to clinics and hospitals in the area.

Police were investigating the cause of the accident.

– SAPA

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