Incidents August 18, 2020
[BENONI AH] Five killed, one injured in a head-on collision
Five people sustained fatal injuries and another sustained moderate injuries following a head-on collision on Birch road in Benoni AH this evening.
When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 20h00, they found one vehicle with five patients still entrapped. Unfortunately, all five of the occupants showed no signs of life and they were declared dead at the scene by paramedics. The driver of the second vehicle was found lying next to his vehicle standing off the roadway. Upon further assessment, it was found that the man had sustained moderate injuries. ER24 treated the man at the scene before transporting him to hospital for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.