Three people were killed and five were seriously injured in a head-on collision between a car and a bakkie on the N1 freeway in the Western Cape on Tuesday morning, 28 September.
According to the provincial EMS, crew members were alerted to the motor vehicle accident between a Nissan Micra and a Toyota bakkie at 7:35 in the morning.
“The MVA occurred on the N1, 300 meters from the weighbridge in the direction of Cape Tow.,”
“It’s alleged that the two vehicles formed part of a head-on collision,” Western Cape Emergency Medical Services (EMS) communications officer Deanna February said.
The EMS said a total of 12 patients were involved in the crash- two adult women and one man suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Five patients, including three adult women, a girl child, approximately 10 years old and a baby boy, believed to be two years old, sustained serious injuries.
The remaining patients, including three adults and another 10-year-old girl were not seriously hurt in the accident.
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