Four dead in head-on collision

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A fatal head-on collision in the Free State has claimed the lives of four people.

OFM News reports the that accident took place on Monday evening on the N1 outside Winburg in the Free State. According to the provincial Emergency Medical Services (EMS) spokesperson, Sipho Towa, the two vehicles collided and caught fire.

The four casualties were declared dead on the scene and two people were transported to the Winburg Hospital with moderate injuries. Towa says another person was critically injured and transported to the Bongani Hospital.

Towa says when arriving on the scene, three of the four casualties that died had to be extricated by the jaws of life.

OFM News/Blaine Jones