Limpopo head-on crash: five died, one woman critical

Five occupants of two vehicles became head-on fatal crash participants. The collision reportedly left five people killed and one woman critically injured after a bakkie collided at high speed with a light motor vehicle on the R71.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said this terrific crash took its place between Haenertsburg and Moria in Limpopo on Friday morning.

Paramedics rushed to the scene at 7:00 a.m. and found two vehicles destroyed. The bakkie had its front bumper ripped off, headlights crushed and the engine damaged. The light motor vehicle completely lost its front and the engine was pushed into the compartment.

“On closer inspection, paramedics found that the five occupants from the light motor vehicle, two women and three men, had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Three were found lying inside the vehicle while another lay a few metres away. The fifth patient was found lying underneath the vehicle,” ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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