Incidents July 27, 2021
[ALBERTON] – Two-vehicle collision leaves one dead, two injured.
A man was killed and two others injured, including a 4-year-old, when two vehicles collided on Mohlala Road in Alberton last night.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 21h00 to find the Provincial Fire Services extinguishing a fire that had broken out on one vehicle.
On closer inspection, medics found a man and child lying near one vehicle while a man was found lying trapped inside the smouldering car.
On assessment, it was found that the man inside the burned vehicle had succumbed to his injuries while the second man was in critical condition. The child had escaped with only minor injuries.
Medics treated the patients and provided the critically injured man with advanced life support interventions. After treatment, the two patients were transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.