25 injured in N1 collision

25 injured in N1 collision

Twenty-five people have been injured in a collision between a bakkie and a car on the N1 highway before the R21 in Pretoria.

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E24 spokesperson Russel Meiring says it's believed the bakkie suffered a burst tyre, causing it to overturn. 

"The bakkie overturned and ejected occupants from the back. The light motor vehicle was found a short distance away." 

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When paramedics assessed the patients, two had sustained critical injuries while 23 others sustained minor to moderate injuries. 

Meriring says patients were treated and transported to different hospitals.

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The exact cause of the crash will be investigated. 

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