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Three die in Free State head-on crash

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Three bodies were found trapped inside the vehicle.

Three people died in a head-on crash in the Free State. Picture: ER24

Three people were killed last night after a head-on collision between a truck and light motor vehicle on the N5 outside of Kestell in the Free State.

According to ER 24 communications officer, Russel Meiring, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 7 pm to find the Provincial Services already in attendance.

Meiring added that on closer inspection, paramedics found a truck and light motor vehicle in the middle of the road. The light motor vehicle was found partially crushed beneath the front of the truck.

“Three bodies were found lying trapped inside the light motor vehicle. Unfortunately, the patients already succumbed to their injuries. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead by Provincial Services.”

The details surrounding this incident are not yet kown but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations, Meiring added.