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This morning's accident on the N7. Photos: South African Paramedic Services

This morning’s accident on the N7. Photos: South African Paramedic Services

An accident occurred early this morning in misty conditions on the N7.

According to Warren Cupido, spokesperson for the South African Paramedics Services, the accident took place on the N7, Melkbos turnoff, around 5:55 am. According to Cupido only one vehicle was involved in the accident.

Melkbos accident 3The Jaws of Life had to be used to free “multiple” people inside the car. The injured were taken to hospital where one of them was declared dead on arrival. Cupido thanked Metro EMS, SAPS, provincial traffic, LimaCharlie1 and other medical services for their assistance.

Rescue vehicles rushed out to the Atlantis dunes.

Rescue vehicles rushed out to the Atlantis dunes.

An accident occurred late this morning in the Atlantis dunes. According to Cupido a 15-year-old boy sustained injuries when he fell off his dirt bike in an area that was difficult to reach. The boy was removed from the dunes by the South African Paramedics Services’ 4×4 and taken to the Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital. Cupdio thanked members of the public, SAPS, Lima Charlie1 and Metro EM for their assistance.

 

  • AK47

    Any news on the youngster that came off his bike in the dunes. Where the paramedics able to get to him. Thanks

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