Mother and son killed in a head-on collision between a bakkie and car on the R555 in Eloff
Two people, among them a child, were killed and five others were injured following a head-on collision between a bakkie and a light motor vehicle on the R555 in Eloff this morning.
When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 09H00, they found other medical services on the scene. Upon further assessment, paramedics found that a boy, believed to be 3-years-old, was in a critical condition. Despite paramedics’ best efforts, the boy was later declared dead on the scene. A female was also found to have sustained fatal injuries. She was declared dead on the scene by paramedics.
Five others were found to have sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate.
ER24, as well as various other medical services, transported the patients to a hospital for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.