[BENONI] – Two cars collide killing two, injuring one.
Two men were killed and another left critically injured last night when a light motor vehicle and panel van collided on Birch Road in Benoni.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 22h30, find the panel van and light motor vehicle on the side of the road. Both vehicles had sustained a large amount of damage in the collision.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered the lifeless bodies of two men lying inside the light motor vehicle. Assessments showed that the med showed no signs of life.
Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the men and they were declared dead.
The driver of the panel van was found lying outside his vehicle. Paramedics assessed him and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.
Treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilise his vital signs. Once treated, the man was airlifted by the ER24 Oneplan Helicopter to Mediclinic Sandton for urgent treatment.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.