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One dead, three critical in car accident in Gauteng



A woman died and three others were injured when two vehicles collided on Barrage Road in Vanderbijl Park on Tuesday evening.

According to ER24 paramedicTwo light motor vehicles were involved in the accident.

One of the vehicles was found in the middle of the road with four female occupants trapped.

The other vehicle came to a stop on the side of Barrageweg.

The women were rescued by the medics, who used specialized rescue equipment.

One of the three women succumbed to her injuries, and others were seriously injured.

“After their release, the women were treated and provided with advanced life support interventions before being transported to Sebokeng Provincial Hospital for urgent care,” said ER24 medics.

“Obviously, another service on site has treated other patients from the second vehicle,” ER24 medics further said.

19 family members killed in head-on collision between taxi and truck

Vanderbijlpark crash comes after horrific head-on collision claimed the life of nineteen family members in the northwest in February.

A taxi and a truck were involved in the collision on the R34 between Bloemhof and Schweizer-Reneke.

It was reported that the family was returning from a family gathering in Bloemhof and on their way home to the Ipelegeng site in Schweizer-Reneke.

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Limpopo head-on collision, 12 dead and 8 injured

In an unrelated incident in January, twelve people died while eight others escaped with injuries in a head-on collision with a 22-seater Iveco bus and a Toyota SUV on the N1 near the Mookgophong exit in Limpopo.

It was alleged that the driver of an SUV lost control of the vehicle due to a blowout and collided head-on with a 22-seater Mercedes-Benz bus.

“The bus caught fire and 11 occupants trapped inside were burned. The driver of the SUV was also killed. Eight people survived, six were seriously injured and two escaped with minor injuries.”

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