Two dead, 11 hurt in Free State head-on crashes

2015-09-25 22:01
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Johannesburg – Two people were killed and 11 injured in two head-on collisions in the Free State on Friday, paramedics said.

A truck and a car collided on the R26, about 18km outside Ficksburg, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

The car was found lying on its roof, and a man next to it. He had already died. A critically injured woman died on the way to hospital. Five people sustained minor injuries.

In the second accident, six people, including a grandmother and her three-month-old grandchild, were injured in a head-on crash on the N3, about 10km from Warden around 16:30, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Both said.

The elderly woman was critically injured. The baby and four other people were in a serious condition.

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