Two drivers were killed and six children were injured following a head-on collision on Marina Road in Nietgedacht, Johannesburg.
“Emer-G-Med paramedics responded to the scene and found absolute carnage. A light utility vehicle and a school bus had collided at high impact.
“The drivers of both vehicles were declared dead on arrival,” it said in a statement on Wednesday.
The six children are in a critical condition.
《Nietgedacht》#TM1, #M03, #A23, #F01 responded to Marina and the R114 for a head on collision involving a school bus. Six children were found in a critical condition, two deceased and other patients sustained fractures. Netcare HEMS was activated for back to back flights. pic.twitter.com/McNaZponJ8
— EMER-G-MED (EMS) (@EMER_G_MED) October 27, 2021
“Advanced life support paramedics worked fervently to stabilise them and the assistance of the Netcare911 aeromedical helicopter was called in for back-to-back flights, airlifting two of the most critical to a specialist facility for immediate definitive care,” Emer-G-Med added.
The remaining four were transported by ambulance to nearby hospitals.