Aug 8, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Pretoria teen dies after crashing car into pole

An underage driver died in a horrific crash in Pretoria in the early hours of Sunday morning, injuring two teenage passengers.

Kyle van Reenen, spokesman for Emer-G-Med, said the accident occurred in Silverton, Pretoria East.

“On arrival at the scene, it was determined that two vehicles were involved in a violent collision, with one of the vehicles veering onto the median and hitting a metal post.

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“Three male patients, all believed to be 16 years old, were found trapped in the wreckage of the vehicle, which was wrapped around the pole.”

Van Reenen said the driver and a passenger were in critical condition, while the third occupant sustained moderate injuries.

“Started with the support of the Tshwane Fire Brigade and the Gauteng Provincial Government Rescue Unit the liberation process the patients the wreckage.

“Unfortunately, the driver’s condition deteriorated while he was still trapped outside the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.”

He said , the seriously injured passenger was cut out with a knife and ventilated.

“Due to the nature of his injuries, it was decided to transport him to a waiting special facility.

“The occupants of the other Vehicle sustained minor injuries.”

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