Four killed in head-on crash

2016-03-22 06:00

Four people were killed in a head-on collision on Morgenster Street near Swartklip in Mitchell’s Plain yesterday.

According to ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak, local emergency services arrived on the scene just before 10:00 to find two women and a man still trapped in their car.

All three victims, who are believed to be in their thirties, sustained fatal injuries from the accident and were declared dead on the scene.

“There was nothing the paramedics could do for them,” Vermaak says.

The fourth victim, a man, was found inside another car with critical injuries. He was treated on the scene before being rushed to hospital. Unfortunately, he passed away on route.

Another woman was also involved in the accident and was treated for multiple fractures after being extricated from her vehicle.

The woman was taken to Groote Schuur Hospital for further medical care.

Vermaak says the exact cause of the accident is still unknown, but local authorities attended the scene and are investigating the collision.

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