Three killed, including child, in Meyerton collision

MEYERTON. – ER 24 reported that three people, including a child, were killed when two bakkies collided with each other near the Kareekloof crossing in Meyerton Saturday evening 3 March.

Shortly before 19:00, paramedics from ER24 and local services arrived on the scene where they found both vehicles in a veld next to the road. It is understood that one of the vehicles that landed on its side carried two men and two women. One of the women was ejected from the vehicle when it overturned. Sadly, there was nothing that paramedics could do for her and she was declared dead on scene. The other woman and two men sustained serious injuries and were later transported to nearby hospitals.

 It is understood that the second vehicle had a woman, man and a child in the vehicle. The man and child were found with fatal injuries and sadly declared dead. The woman was in a serious condition and rushed to a nearby hospital. The local fire department had to use rescue tools to free to occupants from both vehicles. The exact circumstances surrounding the collision is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene and will conduct an investigation. (Werner Vermaak – ER24 Spokesperson).

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