The Western Cape Department of Health EMS/AMS rescue helicopter responded to a primary call on Bottelary road earlier today. It was reported that a truck overturned with a male patient trapped.

The patient was extricated by the Western Cape Department of Health EMS Rescue and Stellenbosch Fire & Rescue teams.

The patient was airlifted to Tygerberg Hospital.

Rescue crew: Captain Francois Du Toit, AMS medics Leanne Adair and Ayesha Allies. Images courtesy: Ayesha Allies.