Vereeniging - Eight people were injured, three seriously, when a car and a minibus collided head-on in Vereeniging in the south of Gauteng late on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.
Netcare 911 paramedics responded at about 5.20pm to reports of a car crash on the R54 Villiers Road in Vereeniging, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said said on Sunday.
According to reports from the scene, a car and a passenger transport Hyundai H1 minibus bus were involved in a head-on collision.
Medics assessed the scene and found that two adult females from the car and an adult male had sustained serious injuries and required advanced life support intervention to stabilise them.
Two children passengers, a three-year-old and one believed to be a 6-year-old, sustained moderate injuries and were also treated on the scene. Three occupants from the minibus bus had sustained moderate injuries.
Due to the nature of two of the patients' injuries, the Netcare 1 and Netcare 2 specialised helicopter ambulances were activated to airlift the most seriously injured patients to hospital.