Pregnant woman survives deadly crash in the Free State

2016-03-06 10:54


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Bloemfontein - A pregnant woman was the only survivor in a crash which resulted in six people being killed on the R37 between Heilbron and Sasolburg in the Free State on Saturday night.

Two cars were involved in the collision, ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said in a statement.

“According to eyewitnesses, one of the vehicles allegedly swerved onto the oncoming lane and then collided head-on with the other.

“When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that amongst the deceased patients were a 7-year-old boy and a teenage girl of about 14.”

The pregnant woman was treated and taken to Sasolburg Provincial Hospital, Rossouw said.

Authorities were on scene for further investigation.

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