Another military vehicle overturns in Eastern FS

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A heavy duty military vehicle overturned on the S1141 Fouriesburg gravel road, a few kilometres outside Bethlehem yesterday.

Department of Health FS spokesperson Sipho Towa said there were 44 people on board at the time of the accident.

Towa said two people critically injured, another two moderately and the other 40 passengers only had slight injuries. They were all taken to hospitals in the area.

One of the critically injured was flown to Bloemfontein for further treatment. The exact cause of the accident is not yet known.

On August 19, 11 military personnel were killed when their bus crashed in the Golden Gate National Park, also in the Eastern Free State.

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