4 killed in Free State crash

2014-12-06 12:55
(File: ER24)

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Johannesburg - Four people, including a child, were killed in an accident on the N1 near Edenburg on Saturday morning, Free State paramedics said.

The car they were travelling in had collided with a truck, said ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak.

Three of them were found trapped inside the car and declared dead on scene.

"A boy, believed to be 4-years-old, was found approximately 20m away from the vehicle," said Vermaak.

"He was flung from the vehicle during the collision. Unfortunately he also sustained fatal injuries and there was nothing that paramedics could do for him."

Vermaak said there was only one survivor from the car, a woman believed to be pregnant.

She sustained multiple injuries, including fractures, and was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The truck driver was not injured and treated for shock.

The cause of the accident was not known.


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