Gauteng man killed in 3 car pile-up

2012-01-07 10:05

Johannesburg - A man was killed, and several other people were injured in a three-car pile-up on the R23 between Heidelberg and Standerton, paramedics said on Saturday.

It appeared that the vehicles collided and skidded to a halt at the roadside after veering from the carriageway late on Friday night, Netcare911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said in a statement.

One man was critically injured and was airlifted to hospital after being freed from the wreckage with the Jaws of Life.

A number of others were also injured but details of their conditions were not immediately available.

Provincial ambulances, fire fighters and Netcare911 paramedics attended the accident.

  • Shirley - 2012-01-07 11:07

    Another horror S.A. road statistic! Im sure the forward thinking inventor of the automobile did not have this in mind! Condolences to families of those involved!

  • Janice - 2012-01-07 12:00

    Horrible news!

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