Incidents February 28, 2021
[WHITE RIVER] – Head-on collision leaves three dead, two injured.
Three men were killed and two others injured following a head-on collision between two light motor vehicles on the R538 in White River.
At 02h20, ER24 paramedics and other services found the two vehicles in the middle of the road. Both vehicles had sustained a significant amount of damage in the collision.
On closer inspection, medics found that one man in the first vehicle and two men in the second vehicle had sustained fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
Two other patients were assessed and found to have sustained minor injuries. The men were treated and thereafter transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.