September 16 - Three people were killed and one person was seriously injured when two cars collided head-on on the Bleskop Road near Photshaneng in Rustenburg in the North West early on Sunday morning. Photo: ER24
September 16 - Three people were killed and one person was seriously injured when two cars collided head-on on the Bleskop Road near Photshaneng in Rustenburg in the North West early on Sunday morning. Photo: ER24
September 16 - Three people were killed and one person was seriously injured when two cars collided head-on on the Bleskop Road near Photshaneng in Rustenburg in the North West early on Sunday morning. Photo: ER24
September 16 - Three people were killed and one person was seriously injured when two cars collided head-on on the Bleskop Road near Photshaneng in Rustenburg in the North West early on Sunday morning. Photo: ER24

Rustenburg - Three people were killed and one person was seriously injured when two cars collided head-on on Bleskop Road near Photshaneng in Rustenburg in the North West early on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

Shortly before 6 am, paramedics from ER24, local fire and rescue services, and other emergency services arrived on the scene where they found the two cars wrecked, ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak said.

"One of the vehicles was lying on its roof in the road. Two people were found with fatal injuries and declared dead. A third person was resuscitated; however, despite the efforts of paramedics they were unable to revive him and he was later declared dead on the scene."

A fourth person sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital by an emergency service on scene. The circumstances surrounding the collision were not yet known, Vermaak said.

African News Agency/ANA