20 April 2015
A tragic accident this morning near
Carletonville left five women dead and at least fifty others injured.
This is after a bus and a light
motor vehicle collided head-on.
ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring
said ER24 paramedics along with other services arrived on the scene and found
the bus and a light motor vehicle lying on the side of the road.
Meiring said the light motor vehicle
had been completely ripped off by the collision. On inspection paramedics
discovered the lifeless bodies of 5 woman lying inside the light motor vehicle.
“Unfortunately all 5 patients had
sustained fatal injuries. At least 50 other patients were found on the scene
with minor injuries. Most of the patients were children on their way to school.
Paramedics set up a staging area on
scene and started treating the patients for the injuries. Once treated the
patients were transported to nearby hospitals”, Meiring added.
The exact details to the cause of
the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.
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