Incidents November 28, 2022
[MALELANE] – Head-on collision leaves four dead, three injured.
This morning, two women and two boys were killed and three others injured when a bakkie and SUV collided on the N4 in Malelane, Mpumalanga.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 00h30 to find the two wrecked vehicles in the middle of the road.
On closer inspection, medics found two women and two boys believed to be ten years old lying trapped inside the one vehicle. Unfortunately, the four patients had already succumbed to their numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
Medics assessed the remaining patients and found that an adult woman was in a critical condition while an eight-year-old girl and an adult male had sustained moderate injuries. The patients were treated and the critically injured woman was provided with advanced life support interventions before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.