[RICHMOND] Three killed, one injured in collision
Three people were killed and another was seriously injured following a collision between a truck and a light motor vehicle on the R56 in Richmond this morning.
When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly before 07H00, they found a truck lying on its side and a vehicle partially off the roadway. Upon further assessment, they found the provincial EMS already in attendance and treating one of the patients. The patient had sustained serious injuries
Unfortunately, three people inside the vehicle had sustained fatal injuries and were declared dead at the scene.
ER24 transported the injured to hospital for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not known to our paramedics but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.