Potchefstroom crash leaves four people injured

Four people were injured following an accident involving two vehicles on the N12 in Ikageng, Potchefstroom last night at around 23h00.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found one vehicle had come to a standstill on its roof and there were still two occupants inside the vehicle. Upon assessment of the two occupants, paramedics found them to have sustained critical and serious injuries respectively. Two children were also ejected from the vehicle during the rollover accident and after receiving treatment at the scene, the two children were transported to hospital for further medical care.

Fire department had to make use of the Jaws of Life to extricate the two entrapped patients from the vehicle and once removed, both patients were treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.

Upon assessment of the occupants from the second vehicle, paramedics found that the occupants had miraculously escaped the accident without any injury.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.