[HEILBRON] – Bakkie and car collide leaving one dead, two seriously injured.
A man was killed and two others seriously injured last night following a collision between a light motor vehicle, towing a trailer, and a bakkie on the R57 near Heilbron.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find another service already in attendance.
A bakkie was found lying some distance away in a maize field while a light motor vehicle and trailer were found on the side of the road. The bodies of two cows that had been on the back of the trailer, were found lying in the middle of the road.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that a man, believed to have been the driver, had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
Two other patients were found on the scene. A woman and young girl, believed to be 11-years-old, were found to have sustained serious injuries.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided them with pain-relief medication before they were transported to Mediclinic Emfuleni for further treatment.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.