Four people have been killed and five others injured on Saturday morning, following a two-vehicle collision on Deerpark Road in Tzaneen, Limpopo.
ER24 personnel arrived on the scene at around 7am, to find a light motor vehicle parked on the side of the road while a SUV was found in the middle of the road.
Upon closer inspection, medics found four people lying trapped inside the light motor vehicle. Unfortunately, all four patients had already succumbed to their multiple, fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead.
Five other patients from the SUV were tended to. Assessments showed that one had sustained critical injuries while four others had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate.
The patients injuries were treated and the critically injured provided with advanced life support interventions before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further care.
Local authorities had to use the jaws-of-life to free the deceased from the vehicle.
The details surrounding the incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations. – ER24