Man dies after car ripped open in Potch collision

2015-11-21 09:14
Emergency workers on the scene of the accident. (Photo supplied by ER24)

Emergency workers on the scene of the accident. (Photo supplied by ER24)

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Mahikeng - A man was killed and seven other people injured when a bakkie and a car collided on the N12 15km outside Potchefstroom, paramedics said on Saturday.

Both vehicles were severely damaged. The car had been completely ripped open, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

"On assessment, paramedics found four bodies lying around the light motor vehicle.

"One of the patients, a male, showed no signs of life and had already succumbed to his injuries," said Meiring.

The man was declared dead on the scene.

Three people were found in a critical condition.

Four people were with moderate injuries were found sitting inside the bakkie.

The injured, once treated on the scene, were taken to various hospitals.

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