Incidents January 3, 2020
[VANDERBIJLPARK] – Three-vehicle collision leaves three injured.
Three people were left injured this afternoon, one of them seriously, when two bakkies and a light motor vehicle collided at the R42 Barrage and Rossini Road intersection in Vanderbijlpark.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 13h10 to find a light motor vehicle and a towing recovery bakkie in the intersection. A second bakkie was found lying on its side a few metres away.
On closer inspection, medics found two women lying inside the overturned bakkie. Medics and Fire Services had to remove the windshield to free the women.
A third patient, a woman in her 30s, was found seated inside the towing vehicle.
Medics assessed the patients and found that one woman was in a serious condition while the two others had sustained minor to moderate injuries.
The patients were treated for their injuries and the seriously injured woman provided with pain-relief medication before they were transported to Mediclinic Emfuleni Hospital for further care.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.