Two people were tragically killed while two others were injured, one critically so, after two vehicles collided along the N12 about 20 kilometres from Potchefstroom this morning. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that roadway obstructer with the twisted remains of the vehicles and accident debris, some of the injured were still trapped in the twisted metal. After triaging the patients paramedics found that a man and a woman both from different vehicles died at the scene due to the extensive injuries that they sustained, one patient was critically injured and another sustained serious injuries.
After the injured were treated at the scene paramedics air lifted the critically wounded patient to hospital while the other patient was transported to hospital by ambulance.