Two injured after vehicle landed on cliff edge on R28

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ON THE EDGE: Paramedics and other emergency services freeing a trapped woman after the vehicle veered off the edge on the R28 in Krugersdorp. Photo: Netcare 911.
ON THE EDGE: Paramedics and other emergency services freeing a trapped woman after the vehicle veered off the edge on the R28 in Krugersdorp. Photo: Netcare 911.

KRUGERSDORP — A woman is in a critical condition after the vehicle she was traveling in, overturned on the R28 in the direction of Silverstar Casino.

Athlenda Mathe, Netcare 911 spokesperson said the vehicle hit a barrier and overturned just after 18:00 last night.

Towing services were on scene, they assisted paramedics to keep the vehicle from rolling down the cliff.

“Netcare911 paramedics worked alongside other services on scene to try and extricate the female passenger who was still trapped in the vehicle,” Mathe said.

After a few hours with the help of the Krugersdorp Fire Department and Netcare 911 Rescue 1 vehicle, the woman was freed and found to be in a critical condition.

“She was transported by Netcare911 paramedics to a nearby hospital for further medical care.”

The driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries, he was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital as well.

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