5 Dies in a horrific head-on collision between a truck and a small car

  • Horrific car crash leaves five dead after a car collided head-on with a large truck near Heilbron in the Free State
  • Three women and two men were pronounced dead at the scene while the truck driver and passenger escaped unharmed
  • Emergency services arrived at the scene at 1.45pm on Friday and found the truck and car smashed together on the side of the road.

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HEILBRON – A horrific head-on collision between a truck and a small car has killed five people. The accident happened on the R57 about 15km from Heilbron in the Free State.

The occupants of the light motor vehicle all perished in the accident while the driver and passenger of the truck escaped unscathed.

Five people tragically lost their lives when their car collided head-on with a truck. Photo credit: @ER24EMS
Source: Twitter

When help arrived at the scene of the accident, the two cars crashed on the side of the road.

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Three women and two men were pronounced dead at the scene according to the daily sun.

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ER24 Spokesman Russek Meiring said they arrived at the scene at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022.

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