21JAN

[UITSIG] – Head-on collision leaves two dead, nine injured.

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Two people were killed and nine others injured early this morning following a head-on collision between two light motor vehicles on Memorium Road in Uitsig, Bloemfontein.

ER24 paramedics, along with several other services, arrived on the scene shortly after 03h00 to find the two wrecked vehicles in the middle of the road. Several people were found scattered around the scene.

On further inspection, paramedics found that two people, from the same vehicle, had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead.

Nine other patients were tended to on the scene. Five were found to be in a critical condition while the remaining patients had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

The patients were treated for their injuries and the critically injured provided with advanced life support interventions.

Once treated, the patients were transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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