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Six transported to hospital in a critical condition in Wetton

Six people were transported to the hospital this afternoon, five in a critical condition after they collapsed on Wetton Road in Wetton, Western Cape.

ER24 paramedics, Life Healthcare and the Western Cape Metor Services, arrived on the scene to find that six people had collapsed along Wetton Road.

Medics assessed the patients and found that five people were in a critical condition while the sixth patient was found in a serious condition.

The patients were treated for their injuries and provided with several advanced life support interventions before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further care.

It understood that the men had ingested an unknown substance, causing them to collapse.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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