3 Sep 2017, Carletonville: Two people sustained critical injuries and one person died in a collision on the R501 Welverdiend Road in Carletonville this morning. At approximately 8h30, paramedics from ER24 and local ems arrived on the scene where they found a vehicle that overturned several times.
All three occupants were ejected from the vehicle. Three men were found in a critical condition, scattered across the scene.
The ER24 Oneplan Medical Helicopter as well as a second helicopter was called to the scene to airlift two of the critically injured patients to hospital.
One of the men sadly succumbed to his injuries while paramedics were loading him into the helicopter. Despite the efforts of the paramedics to revive him, there was nothing more that they could do.
The other two men were placed on life support. One was airlifted by the second medical helicopter and another transported by road to a nearby hospital.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene.