Seven die in car crash outside Polokwane



A car crash which happened on Sunday on the Matlala Road outside Polokwane has killed seven people.

The tragic crash also left many others critically injured.

According to paramedics report, the car crash was a result of a head-on collision between two vehicles.

The paramedics declared six victims dead on scene while the seventh victim died at the Seshego District Hospital after she succumbed to her injuries.

It is understood that one of the drivers of the car tried overtaking at a hazardous turn, which led to the crash.

“ER24 treated the two other critically injured patients, a male in his late 20s from the one vehicle and female, also believed to be in her early 30s, from the other with advanced life support interventions.”

“Both were transported through to Polokwane Hospital for further care by ER24 and one other private service on the scene,” ER24 paramedics said in a statement.

“The South African Police Services (SAPS), as well as the Traffic Department, were also on scene for further investigations.”

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