R61 south coast accident leaves one dead – 3 injured

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One man tragically died and three others were injured in an accident on the R61 outside Mac Banana this morning at around 07h30. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the wreckages and accident debris obstructing the roadway; some of the injured were still trapped in the twisted frames of their cars. While firemen used the Jaws of Life to free the injured paramedics worked fervently to stabilise them.

After triaging they found that one man had tragically died before our arrival, one man was in a critical condition while two others were seriously injured. After the patients were stabilised at the scene paramedics transported them to various hospitals for the acre that they required.

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