22JUL

[ERMELO] Three killed, four injured in two separate collisions

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In the first collision, two people were killed and two others were injured following a collision between a light motor vehicle and a truck on the N17 about 32kms from Ermelo last night.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 22H00, they found a vehicle standing off the roadway. Upon further assessment, two patients were found with fatal injuries and were declared dead at the scene. Another patient was found with moderate injuries and one with serious injuries.

ER24, as well as the provincial EMS, transported the injured to hospital for further medical care.

In the second collision, a man was killed and two others were injured after the bakkie they were travelling in collided with a wall on the Amsterdam road in Ermelo early this morning.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 04H00, they found three patients inside the bakkie. Unfortunately, one of the patients sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene. Two others were found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries.

ER24 transported the patients to the hospital for further medical care.

The police were on both scenes for further investigations.

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