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[MOKOPANE] Four killed, 8 injured in collision

Four people have been killed, and 8 others have been left injured following a collision between a truck and vehicle on the N1 South of Mokopane in the early hours of this morning.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly before 01:00, they found the front end of a vehicle stuck underneath the rear of a truck. Upon further assessment, it was found that four people were entrapped in the vehicle. Unfortunately, all four of them had sustained fatal injuries and were declared dead at the scene.

Two patients were found to have sustained critical injuries. ER24 immediately initiated advanced life support interventions before transporting them to hospital for further medical care. Six patients sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate and was treated and transported to hospital by various other medical services at the scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.