Family injured in collision, two airlifted close to Protearif in Krugersdorp

A collision occured earlier this afternoon on the R563 close to Protearif in Krugersdorp.

A family of four were occupying the light motor vehicle that was involved in the collision. Amongst the family were two children between the ages of ten and seventeen. Both the children were ejected from the car on impact. AER24 airlifted one child with critical injuries to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital for further treatment. The two adult occupants, including the mother of the children, were entrapped in the vehicle. Other services assisted in extricating the entrapped patients.

The mother of the children was also airlifted by another service for further treatment. The remaining two patients were transported by road to nearby hospitals for further treatment.

The cause of the collision remains unknown.

Pieter Rossouw
ER24 Spokesperson