Paramedics said a man and a woman were killed when two vehicles collided head-on on the R501 outside Carletonville.
A man and a woman were killed when two vehicles collided head-on on the R501 outside Carletonville.
According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said five others were also injured.
“Early this morning, a man and woman were killed and five other adults injured when two light motor vehicles collided head-on on the R501 outside Carletonville,” Meiring said.
He said paramedics arrived at 00:56 to find both wrecked vehicles on the side of the road.
“A man was found lying motionless in one vehicle while a woman was seen lying near the second vehicle. Five other adults, a woman and four men, were walking around the scene,” Meiring said.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that the man inside the one vehicle and the woman lying outside the second had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life.
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Unfortunately, nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead by the Provincial EMS. The five other patients were found with moderate injuries.
Meiring said the injured people were treated and transported to Carletonville Provincial Hospital for further care.
“This incident’s details are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations,” he added.
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