4 killed and 19 injured in Bethlehem Horror Crash

21 April 2019 | From Arrive Alive


Four People have been killed and Nineteen others injured in a three vehicle collision on the R57 between Kestell and Reitz in the Bethlehem area around 5:30am on Easter Sunday.

Emer-G-Med Paramedics arrived on the scene to find carnage. A Taxi and a Truck had collided head on before a Bakkie slammed into the scene. Immediately additional units were dispatched to assist. Paramedics triaged the scene and found Four adults had sustained fatal injuries and were declared deceased on the scene. A further seventeen people had sustained minor to moderate injuries and two had sustained critical injuries. Advanced Life Support Paramedics worked to stabilise the two on scene before they were rushed through to a nearby Hospital for further care that they required. Halo 3Aero Medical Helicopter was called to assist and flew one of the critically injured to a Harrismith Hospital for further care.

At this stage the events leading up to the crash is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.

Share This Page

Tell a friend icon Tell a Friend | Fax machine icon Print this Page

News Articles

06 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
c A man in his 30s has been critically injured and another seriously injured in a head-on collision between a light motor vehicle and a bakkie on the N4 outside Rustenburg this evening. ER24 paramedics were on the scene at 17:30 to find the driver of a Mercedes entrapped in his vehicle. Our paramedic
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
KwaZulu-Natal: At 09H04 Wednesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a drowning at a residence in Savanna Park, Klaarwater South West of Durban. Reports from the scene alleged that a 7-year-old male had sustained injuries from a non-fatal drowning while being bathed. The patient was found
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Gauteng: Late Wednesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting near the Steve Biko hospital in Johannesburg. Reports from the scene indicate that two police officers and as well as two suspects had been shot in an exchange of gunfire. Multiple other suspected persons as well as
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
KwaZulu-Natal: At 13H04 Wednesday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N2 Northbound just before the Umdloti River Bridge North of Durban. Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a mini-bus taxi lost control resulting in the taxi spinning off the road into a
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med responded to the corner of Voortrekker and van Oordt Street in Krugersdorp for a vehicle rollover. Multiple services were on the scene for help and further investigations. No injuries were reported.
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
A 68-year-old woman sustained serious injuries in an alleged home invasion in Kroondal, Rustenburg this morning. When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 08h30, they found the woman inside the house. Paramedics assessed her and found that she had sustained numerous stab wounds to the
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
A male pedestrian was killed after he was knocked down by a bus on the R24 in Rustenburg this morning. When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene at approximately 06h30, they found the man lying in the road. Unfortunately, he was showing no signs of life and he was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Three suspects were arrested at Warrenton after they were found in possession of crayfish tails without a permit. It is alleged that at the early hours this morning, Capt Van Bosch and Sergeant Mosala of Francis Baard District Task team were conducting patrols on the N12 when they stopped and searched
05 Aug 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Research from around the world shows that in patients with dementia, women actually outnumber men two to one. Additionally, we know that 66% of caregivers around the world are women. Yes, professionally and for our families, women shoulder the majority of this burden, and tend to spend as much as

News Archive

Home  |  
Contact  |  
Browser  |  
Disclaimer  |  
CMS  |  
© 2020 - All Rights Reserved www.arrivealive.co.za