[KLOOFENDAL] – Woman airlifted to hospital following head-on collision.
Two people were injured this afternoon, one of them critically, following a head-on collision on Christiaan De Wet Road in Kloofendal, west of Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find the two light motor vehicles on the side of the road. Both vehicles had sustained a large amount of damage in the collision.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered a woman, believed to be in her 20s, lying in the rear of one of the vehicles. A man was found in the front seat.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that the woman had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition. The man had sustained only moderate injuries.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured woman with advanced life support interventions.
Once treated, the woman was airlifted by the ER24 Oneplan Helicopter to a nearby private hospital. The man was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.