NEWSFLASH: Two ejected off vehicle in Garstfontein accident

Two people sustained serious injuries when they were ejected off the back of a bakkie that overturned on the N1 north on Saturday morning.

The vehicle overturned after the Garstfontein off-ramp, said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

“The bakkie that was towing a trailer, overturned in the left lane of the road and two men on the back of the vehicle were ejected onto the road,” said Meiring.

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“We found one lying in the fast lane and the other man on the left side of the road. Both sustained serious injuries.”

The driver of the bakkie only suffered minor injuries.

“The patients were transported to hospital.”

The cause of the accident will form part of a police investigation.

Earlier a bakkie also overturned near the Doornpoort Plaza in the north of Pretoria. The driver of the vehicle sustained serious head injuries.

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Corlia Kruger

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