Truck and car collide leaving one dead, two injured, Westonaria

25 June 2019 | From Arrive Alive


A child was killed and two others injured last night following a collision between a truck and light motor vehicle on the N12 past the R28 in Westonaria.
ER24 personnel, along with the Provincial Services, arrived on the scene at 22h37 to find the truck parked in the middle of the road while the light motor vehicle had come to a stop on the side of the road. A man was found lying in the front of the vehicle while a child and young woman were found lying in the light motor vehicle.
Medics assessed the patients and found that the young child, a girl, had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for her and she was declared dead.
The man lying in the front of the vehicle was found in a critical condition while the young woman had sustained moderate injuries.
Medics treated the patients and provided the critically injured man with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the patients were transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.
The driver of the truck fortunately escaped injury.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Russel Meiring
Communications Office
Corporate Communications
ER24
 

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