6 People Including Baby Killed In A R546 Crash Between Coal Truck & Vehicle


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2 months ago

Six people were killed, among them a baby, when a coal truck and a vehicle collided on the R546 Standerton road between Evander and Embalenhle this afternoon.

When ER24 Paramedics arrived at the scene, they found the truck and the vehicle off the road. Part of the truck was still on fire.

Upon further assessment, paramedics found a baby and four adults outside of the vehicle. One other person was still entrapped in the vehicle. Unfortunately, there was nothing paramedics could do for them and they were declared dead at the scene. The truck driver sustained no injuries.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.