Head-on collision - man dies

2013-07-06 08:45

Johannesburg - A man died and five people were injured when two cars collided head-on in Krugersdorp, on the West Rand, paramedics said.

The man who died was an occupant of a Corsa, which collided with a Mercedes-Benz on the R28 near West Village at 20:30, said ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson.

A second man in the car was seriously injured and was taken to a nearby hospital, and two children in the vehicle, both though to be seven-years-old, were treated at the scene for minor injuries, she said.

The driver of the Mercedes-Benz was in a stable condition in hospital, said Jackson, his passenger was being treated for severe injuries, including broken bones and suspected internal injuries, she said.

  • Estienne Lewies - 2013-07-06 09:18

    How the hell does that happen. I know that road. Its two lanes each direction split with an island.

      Thusoetsile Sandawana Kby Gaseemelwe - 2013-07-06 09:37

      Then it must be reckless at its best

      Thusoetsile Sandawana Kby Gaseemelwe - 2013-07-06 09:37

      Then it must be reckless at its best

      Reinette Mestre - 2013-08-27 11:38

      This was not a head on collision. I'm the mother of the 2 kids and I was also in the corsa and my fiance was the male that died. And the kids are 2 and 4 not 7 years old

  • Michael Demesmaeker - 2013-07-06 09:26

    Can probably relate this to seat belt and alcohol AGAIN!

      Joe Carl - 2013-07-06 13:58

      Or maybe, driving on the wrong side of the road.

  • Philip Condor - 2013-07-06 10:09

    Some people get into a car and drive do a destination, while most just get into the car and go, these are the ones who are dangerous.

  • Ronald Magombedze - 2013-07-06 14:07

    You are right. I don't understand why someone would just get on to the right simply because they can yet they don't have any clear destination they are heading to

  • Al Loots - 2013-07-06 22:49

    So much death

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