[THABA NCHU] – One killed, two injured in two-vehicle collision.
One person was killed and two others injured this afternoon when one light motor vehicle collided with another on the N8 in Thaba Nchu, approximately 60km outside of Bloemfontein in the Free State.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 12h30 to find one vehicle of the road while the second vehicle had come to a stop in the middle of the road.
On closer inspection, paramedics found one man lying inside his vehicle. Assessments showed that the man had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.
Paramedics immediately extricated the man and began their treatment. Unfortunately, after some time, the man succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead.
Two patients from the second vehicle were assessed and found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries.
The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.