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Deadly crash claims four children


Eight die in collision

One of the vehicles involved in the collision. Picture: Danie van der Lith

Four children and four adults were killed when two vehicles collided  on the Barkly West road outside of Kimberley last night .

According to paramedics, when they arrived on the scene they found several people with fatal injuries. The driver of one of the vehicles sustained serious injuries, while the occupant in a Landcruiser was treated on the scene for moderate to serious injuries.

Paramedics said the exact circumstances surrounding the collision is not yet known. 

Paramedics arrived a the scene at approximately 8.30pm

Local authorities attended the scene and will conduct an investigation.