14 Apr 2018, Evander, Mpumalanga: Two people were killed and three others injured following a head-on collision on the R580 near Evander, Mpumalanga.
ER24 Paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene shortly after 13h30, finding two wrecked vehicles in the middle of the road.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered a man and woman in one vehicle while a mother, father and child were found in the second vehicle.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that one man had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
Further assessments showed that a woman, man and child had sustained critical injuries while a fourth patient had sustained moderate injuries.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured with advanced life support interventions. Unfortunately, after some time, the critically injured woman succumbed to her injuries and was declared dead.
Once treated, the patients were transported to Mediclinic Highveld for urgent treatment.
The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.