Two people dead, eight injured as bakkie rolls in West Rand


File photo: ER24 FOCHVILLE – Two people were killed and eight others were injured, some critically, when a bakkie veered out of control and rolled on the N12 between Westonaria and Fochville in Gauteng on Sunday, paramedics said. ER24 personnel, along with other services, arrived on the scene at 11.13am to find a bakkie upright... Read More

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