Two dead in two accidents

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VANDERBIJLPARK. – Ineke van Huysteen, ER24 spokesperson reported that a pedestrian was killed and three others were injured in a vehicle collision on the corner of Delfos blvd and Golden Highway in Vanderbijlpark on Sunday, 23 September.

When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 09:00, they found three patients sitting in front of a vehicle. All three had sustained minor injuries. A pedestrian was found a few meters away and had sustained fatal injuries. The patient was declared dead on the scene by paramedics. ER24 transported the patients to hospital for further medical care.

In a second accident on the same day one person was killed and another sustained moderate injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a tree on the R716 in the Vaal Marina area. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly before 11:00, they found the driver of the vehicle still entrapped. Unfortunately, the patient showed no signs of life and was declared dead on the scene by paramedics. Another patient was found seated outside of the vehicle. He sustained moderate injuries. ER24 treated the patient on the scene before transporting him to hospital for further medical care.

The exact circumstances surrounding the accidents were not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.

PHOTO: ER24

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