6 Sep 2017, Ermelo: Two people were killed and one person sustained serious injuries after a truck and a light motor vehicle collided on the N2 on Piet Retief road in Ermelo this evening. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene at 17H40, another medical service was already in attendance and was treating the patients.
Upon further assessment, it was found that a man from the light motor vehicle unfortunately succumbed to his injuries on the scene.
ER24 and another medical service transported the two women who sustained serious injuries to Ermelo provincial hospital for further medical care.
Unfortunately, the one woman who was transported by ER24 also succumbed to her injuries in hospital.
The driver of the truck sustained no injuries on the scene.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not yet known to our paramedics but the police and local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.