One crew member was killed and three others injured following an accident on the R549 road between Deneysville and Sasolburg in the Free State on Tuesday evening.
According to the Free State Department of Health’s Facebook page, which reported on the incident on Wednesday morning, the ambulance overturned after a tyre burst. “One crew member was declared dead on arrival at Emfuleni Hospital. Another crew member sustained serious injuries and was transferred to Bloemfontein’s Pelonomi Hospital’s Trauma department,” the statement reads.
Two other crew members sustained moderate injuries, with one of these two being transported to the Fezi Ngubentombi Hospital in Sasolburg.
The cause of the accident will form part of a police investigation.