Incidents February 24, 2020
[FRANSCHHOEK] – SUV and car collide leaving three dead, one critical.
Three people were killed and another left critically injured when an SUV crashed into the side of a light motor vehicle on the R45 near Franschhoek, on Saturday night.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene after 22h30 to find local security services on scene. An SUV and light motor vehicle were found in the middle of the road.
On closer inspection, medics found two men and two women lying trapped inside the light motor vehicle. The two men and one woman were found with numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for them and they were later declared dead.
Metro Rescue Services had to use specialised equipment to free the remaining woman from the vehicle.
Once freed, medics treated the woman and provided her with advanced life support interventions before she was transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.