Incidents January 2, 2022
[WELKOM] – Bike and car collide, leaving two dead, two injured.
A man and woman were killed and two others injured this morning when a motorbike and light motor vehicle collided on the R30 in Welkom.
ER24 witnessed the incident, which occurred at 11h50.
On scene, medics found both the motorbike and car in the middle of the road. The biker was found lying a few metres away from his bike while a man and woman were found lying next to the car. Two other patients were walking around on the scene.
Medics assessed the patients and found that the man and woman from the car had already succumbed to their numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
The biker was assessed and found to be in a critical condition, while the two other patients sustained only minor injuries.
The patients were treated, and the critically injured man was provided with advanced life support before they were transported to a nearby hospital for urgent care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.