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Man killed on the R59 after bakkie rollover in Meyerton

MEYERTON - Paramedics say a man has been killed and another man was left injured following a single bakkie rollover on the R59 on Johan le Roux road in Meyerton last night. ER24 said in a statement when their paramedics arrived shortly before 18:00, they found the bakkie lying on its side with the passenger still trapped inside. The man had to be freed by Midvaal Fire using the Jaws of Life. Unfortunately, the man had sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene by paramedics. The emergency service said another man that was found walking around at the scene was assessed. He sustained minor injuries and was treated on the scene before being transported to hospital for further medical care. ER24 said the exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not known. PHOTO: (ER24)


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