Horror road accident in West Rand leaves 13 killed

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A bakkie and a light motor vehicle have collided head-on in the West Rand, Johannesburg, resulting in 13 deaths. According to the reports, the accident took place on N12 between Fochville and Westonaria on Sunday night.

The paramedics arrived on the scene around 20:00, only to find numerous bodies on the road as well as the badly damaged cars with additional victims inside.

After a brief observation, the specialists confirmed the deaths of eight people, including children, in the pickup, while five more people from the car also showed no signs of life.

Nine residents have managed to survive, however, six of them were in critical condition.

“Once treated, three of the critically injured patients, one being a young child, were airlifted to nearby hospitals by the ER24 Oneplan Helicopter, as well as two other medical helicopters,” he added.

The police have been investigating the crash details.

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