ABERDEEN | GRAAFF-REINET NEWSFLASH - Well-known Aberdeen resident Ralph Krall was killed in an accident on Thursday afternoon, 19 July, while driving to Graaff-Reinet.
According to an eye witness, about 13km from Aberdeen Krall’s Mahindra SUV hit the barrier, swerved across the road, rolled, and ended up on its side. No other vehicle was involved.
The accident happened at about 12:15, and passing motorists, some with first aid training, stopped and did what they could to help.
Krall (78) was found still in the car, bleeding profusely, when police from Aberdeen arrived on the scene, and he was later taken by ambulance to Graaff-Reinet.
Arrangements were made for the critically injured man to be airlifted to Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth, but tragically he died in Midland Hospital from his serious head injuries.
Read full article in next Thursday’s Graaff-Reinet Advertiser.
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