Two Killed, Four Injured In Head-on Collision On The N1 Highway Outside Polokwane
Two men were killed and four others injured this morning following a head-on collision between two bakkies and a trailer on the N1 Highway, approximately 23km south of Polokwane.
ER24 Paramedics, along with several other services, arrived on the scene at 05h00 to find the two wrecked bakkies on the side of the road. Debris from the two vehicles were found spread along the roadside.
On closer inspection, paramedics found one man lying outside
the one bakkie while a second man was found lying trapped inside. Both men were assessed and found to have sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for the two men and they were declared dead.
Four other patients were tended to on the scene. One patient was found lying trapped inside the second bakkie.
Rescue services had to use specialized tools to free the trapped patient. Once freed, paramedics treated the patients and thereafter transported them to nearby hospitals for further treatment.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.