22 Jan 2018, Ermelo, Mpumalanga: One person was killed and 5 others sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate after two separate collisions on the N2 (Piet Retief road) in Ermelo last night.
In the first incident, a vehicle and a truck collided. When ER24 Paramedics arrived on the scene just before 19h00 last night, they found two people still seated in the vehicle.
A woman sustained moderate injuries and the driver of the vehicle had unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. He was declared dead on the scene by ER24. The woman was transported to Ermelo provincial hospital for further medical care.
In the second incident, about a kilometre away from the first collision, a truck collided with three vehicles. When ER24 Paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 20H30, they found four patients who sustained minor injuries.
ER24, as well as another medical service on the scene, transported the patients to Ermelo provincial hospital for further medical care.
The exact details surrounding the two incidents were not yet known to our paramedics but police were on the scene for further investigations.