N1 Laingsburg Accident | Western Cape Government


N1 Laingsburg Accident

16 September 2009
The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and Rescue received a call at 07:39 this morning about a serious traffic accident on the N1, twenty kilometers from Laingsburg in the direction of Beaufort West.

Two trucks, two cars and a panelvan were involved in this accident.

Four occupants of the panelvan were killed and burnt beyond recognition.

One occupant in the one car was fatally injured, the other occupant of the same car was seriously injured. He was taken per Metro EMS ambulance to Laingsburg Hospital.

The occupants of the other car weren't injured.

Metro EMS and Rescue are still on the scene.

For more information please contact:

Anzelle Smit
Senior Communications Officer
Directorate: Communications
Metro EMS
Provincial Government Western Cape
Department of Health
Cell: 079 891 2625
Email: anzsmit@pgwc.gov.za

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