ER24 Paramedics attended this accident scene.
ER24 is an Emergency Medical Service providing efficient, effective emergency response and pre-hospital care.
Three people were killed and two others sustained critical injuries in a head on collision on Horingsnek Road in Onderstepoort, Pretoria.
At approximately 6.20pm paramedics arrived on the scene where they found one of the vehicles well alight. Two people were found with critical injuries in the other vehicle.
They were extricated by ambulance personnel and rushed through to a nearby hospital.
Paramedics found a man lying several meters away from the burning vehicle. He sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead on the scene.
The vehicle fire was extinguished by the local fire department on the scene. It was discovered that two people were killed in the fire. Unfortunately, they could not be identified.
The exact cause for the collision is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene.
Werner Vermaak, ER24 Spokesperson