Five killed in WRand crash

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Five people were killed in a head-on collision on the N14 between Ventersdorp and Krugersdorp on Saturday, paramedics said.

It appeared that a sedan and a bakkie collided when thick smoke from a nearby veld fire reduced visibility to zero, ER24 spokeswoman Vanessa Jackson said in a statement.

“[The] five people in the sedan succumbed to their injuries and sadly no more could be done to save their lives… they were all declared dead on the scene,” Jackson said.

The people travelling in the bakkie were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

“A seven-year-girl who was in the bakkie suffered a broken leg and was transported by ambulance to Leratong hospital.”

– Sapa


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