Pretoria crash at intersection leaves four injured and one dead


Four people were injured and one person died following a crash at the intersection of Zambesi Drive and Doctor Swanepoel Road in Montana, Pretoria this afternoon at around 16h00.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that two vehicles were involved in a side impact crash.

One of the vehicles overturned while the other vehicle came to a standstill with a traffic light on top of the vehicle.

Upon assessment of the occupants, paramedics found the lifeless body of a female passenger in one of the vehicles. They immediately started with resuscitation but sadly the woman died at the scene due to the extensive injuries sustained during the crash. The female driver of the same vehicle was found to be in a serious condition.

Three occupants from the other vehicle also sustained serious injuries during the crash.

All four patients were treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the crash and preceding events are still unknown and will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Traffic remains severely affected as a result of the crash.