Klerksdorp accident leaves two injured and one dead

Netcare 911 paramedics responded to an accident scene outside Klerksdorp in the North West Province this morning.

Upon their arrival at the scene they found that a light motor vehicle had overturned and rolled several times. There were three occupants in the vehicle – a couple and their one month old baby.

The young woman and the baby were flung out of the vehicle and paramedics found them lying on the ground.

The young father and the baby were treated and stabilised on the scene before being transported to a local hospital for further medical care.

Tragically the young mother was declared dead on the scene.

Exact details to the cause of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.