Incidents September 5, 2022
[KURUMAN] – Head-on collision leaves eleven dead.
Yesterday afternoon, eleven people were killed when two light motor vehicles collided on the N14, approximately 21km outside Kuruman.
ER24 paramedics and the Provincial EMS arrived on the scene at 16h50 to find the two wrecked vehicles in the middle of the road. Debris from the vehicles was spread across the scene.
On closer inspection, medics found one man lying outside the one vehicle. Ten other patients were found lying trapped in the two cars, five in each.
Medics assessed the patients and found that all eleven patients had already succumbed to their injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
The exact details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.