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7 killed in horror crash in Polokwane

News24
21 Sep 2020, 06:10 GMT+10

Seven people were killed in a head-on collision outside Polokwane.Three people in each of the two BMWs were already dead when paramedics arrived.A woman who had been treated at the scene, died later.

A horror scene awaited paramedics called to a head-on collision between two BMWs outside Polokwane early on Sunday.

ER24 said paramedics and provincial rescue services found six people - three in each car - had died when they arrived at around 05:50.

"Many were still entrapped and were extricated by provincial rescue services," said ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell.

A woman, believed to be in her early thirties, was treated and transported by a private service to Seshego District Hospital, where she died of her injuries.

To other people - a man in his late twenties and a woman believed to be in her early thirties - were critically injured.

Both were transported to Polokwane Hospital for treatment.

The police and traffic department are investigating the accident.

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