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Delft crash claims one life, two injured

Once freed, paramedics treated the seriously injured man and provided him with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Tygerburg Provincial Hospital. The woman was later declared dead on the scene.

A tragic accident has claimed the life of one woman leaving two others seriously injured, when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a pillar off the R300 south-bound highway in the Delft area, Western Cape, on Saturday afternoon.

When emergency services arrived on the scene, a light motor vehicle was found smashed against a large pillar.

Amongst the injured was a 2 year old child who was initially treated on the scene and later transported by Metro Services to a nearby hospital.

Two other patients were found on the scene.

Rescue Services had to use specialized extrication tools to free the two trapped patients. Once freed, paramedics treated the seriously injured man and provided him with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Tygerburg Provincial Hospital. The woman was later declared dead on the scene.

The details surrounding accident are not yet clear.

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