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Boat overturns on Vaal River, many feared dead

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Five men, aged 30, are said to have drowned after their boat overturned in the Val River on Saturday afternoon.

One body was found and four are still missing.

According to Metro EMS declared the man dead as soon as he arrived.

Two people, a man and a woman, survived with minor injuries.

ER24 paramedics said they were at the scene at 5 p.m. 50 in conjunction with the South African Police և Metro EMS.

One of the two survivors explained that the boat was taking water when it capsized.

SAPS officers waited for rescuers late in the evening to begin a search operation.

Meanwhile, a 41-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were both seriously injured in a collision between a Jetski և speedometer in Waal Marina early Saturday. They were both in an ambulance when the crash happened.

The injured couple was brought ashore by passers-by from another ship.

It turned out that the woman received a head injury, and the man – multiple injuries. Both demanded “extended life support” interventions and were airlifted to a private hospital for further treatment.

Two more people were lightly injured by an ambulance, and the man in the “ets tsk” is harmless

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