Incidents July 18, 2022
[LADYSMITH] – Four killed, one critical in a head-on collision.
Last night, two adults and two children were killed, and another man left seriously injured when a car and a bakkie collided head-on on the N11 outside Ladysmith.
ER24 arrived on the scene at 21h14 to find the Provincial EMS already in attendance.
On closer inspection, medics found the light motor vehicle smashed against the roadside barrier. One person was trapped inside while three others were lying beside the car. The Provincial EMS had already declared the four patients due to their injuries.
A man, believed to be in his 30s, was seen seated inside the bakkie. Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained several injuries and was in serious condition. The man was treated and immediately transported to Ladysmith Provincial hospital for urgent care.
The exact details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.