Bakkie rolls leaving 16 injured in Mpumalanga


JOHANNESBURG, February 19 – As many as 16 people were injured after their bakkie overturned along the N11 highway, outside Hendrina in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, ER24 said on Monday.

Spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics found the light truck in the middle of the road. They assessed the passengers and found that 16 had sustained moderate injuries. They were treated before they were taken to hospitals.

Meiring said it was believed that most of the passengers had been riding on the back of the bakkie when it rolled.

Local authorities are investigating.

– African News Agency (ANA)