03 April 2015
ER24 paramedics responded to
an accident scene yeaterday after two vehicles collided head-on on the R40
outside of Hazyview, Mpumalanga, leaving two men dead and six
ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring
said paramedics arrived on scene and found both vehicles on the side of the
road. One of the vehicles was found 100 metres off into the veld.
Meiring added that when
paramedics searched the vehicle in the bushes, they found the two lifeless
bodies lying inside the vehicle. Unfortunately both occupants had sustained
fatal injuries in the collision and were later declared dead.
“Six other patients were found
on scene, two of them young children. Paramedics assessed the patients and
found that they had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. The
patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported them to
various hospitals for further treatment.” Meiring said
Exact details to the cause of
the collision will remain the subject of a police investigation.
Labels: Two people died and six injured in head-on collision in Mpumalanga