Incidents October 21, 2021
[CARLETONVILLE] – Woman killed when scooter crashes into a forklift.
This morning, a woman in her 30s was killed when her scooter collided with a forklift on Diamond Street in Carletonville.
ER24 and the Provincial Services arrived at 11h10 to a woman lying in the middle of the road approximately 5 metres away from her scooter.
Medics assessed the woman and found that she had already succumbed to her numerous injuries. Nothing more could be done by paramedics, and she was declared dead.
The driver of the forklift, fortunately, escaped injury.
It is understood that the forklift had been unloading building material from a truck when the collision occurred.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.