Incidents April 12, 2021
[HEIDELBURG] – Multiple-vehicle collision leaves two dead, another injured.
One man and a woman were killed last night and another injured following a collision between two trucks, a bakkie and a light motor vehicle on the N3 in Heidelburg.
ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on the scene to find a large truck on its side blocking one side of the highway. A wrecked light motor vehicle was found on the side of the road while the two other vehicles were found a short distance away.
Medics quickly assessed the patients and found that a woman in the car and a man in the bakkie had sustained fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
The driver of the one track was assessed and found to have sustained minor injuries. The man was treated and transported to a nearby hospital for further care. The driver of the second truck was not found on the scene.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.