Incidents August 11, 2022
[NGODWANA] – Five killed in a three-vehicle collision.
This morning, five people were killed when a truck, bakkie and light motor vehicle collided on the N4 outside Ngodwana, Mpumalanga.
ER24 and the Provincial EMS arrived on the scene at 06h32 to find a light motor vehicle on its side in the middle of the road. The truck and bakkie were found parked a short distance away.
On closer inspection, medics found four people lying around the car while a man was found lying trapped inside.
Medics assessed the patients and found that two men and three women, including a girl believed to be 12 years old, had already succumbed to their numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
The driver of the bakkie was found with only minor injuries. He was treated and transported to the hospital by the Provincial EMS.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.