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30 Nov 2017
5:24 pm

Truck, car collide in Sasolburg leaving two dead, one critical


Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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Two women have been killed and another critically injured after a truck crashed into a light motor vehicle, causing it to roll at the DF Malan and R59 intersection in Sasolburg, ER24 said on Thursday.

In a statement ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said when paramedics, along with other emergency services, arrived on the scene they found the truck lying on its side across two lanes. The light motor vehicle was found lying on the side of the road.

They found the bodies of three woman. Two were found lying inside the vehicle while another was found lying outside.

“Paramedics assessed the patients and found that two women had sustained numerous fatal injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for them and they were later declared dead. The third woman was found with numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.

“Paramedics treated the woman and provided her with advanced life support interventions before she was transported by another service, under ER24 advanced life support supervision, to a nearby hospital,” said Meiring.

The driver of the truck was assessed and found to have escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

– African News Agency (ANA)