Head-on collision leaves two trapped in the wreckage on R36 Burgesdorp


By Staff Reporter

OFCALACO-Two people were trapped in a car after it crashed in a horrific head-on R36 Burgersdorp on Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 15:37 emergency service was called out to the scene by the public who heard the crash.

On arrival, Reaction Officers discovered two occupants of a bakkie trapped in the overturned wreckage.

The Jaws Of Life was used to free two occupants of a vehicle involved in a head-on collision.

One occupant was found with fatal injuries inside the vehicle. Sadly, there was nothing that paramedics could do and was declared dead on the scene.

The other injured including Toyota Corrola driver were stabilized and rushed to the nearest medical facility.

One lane of the roadway remained closed to allow emergency services to clear the scene.

The cause of the collision is unknown and will form the subject of a South African Police Services investigation

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