Incidents January 27, 2020
[HENDRINA] – Head-on collision leaves two dead, two injured.
Two people were killed and two others left injured on Saturday morning following a head-on collision between a truck and light motor vehicle on the N11 in Hendrina, Mpumalanga.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 09h25 to find the Provincial Services already in attendance.
A truck was found parked in the one lane of the road while a wrecked light motor vehicle was found parked on the side of the road.
On closer inspection, medics found two bodies lying trapped inside the light motor vehicle. Unfortunately, both patients had already succumbed to their numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead by the Provincial Services.
Two other patients from the light motor vehicle were assessed and found to be in a critical condition.
The patients were treated and provided with advanced life support interventions before they were transported by ER24 and Provincial Services to Middelburg Provincial Hospitals for urgent care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.