Young Fochville woman killed in crash

A woman was killed and seven others injured on 3 March following a collision between two light motor vehicles on the R500 in Fochville. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find one vehicle in the middle of the road while the second was found approximately 100 metres away in the veld. Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered several people seated around the vehicles while a woman, believed to be 22-year-old was found lying 20 metres away from her vehicle. Paramedics assessed the patients and found that seven people had sustained moderate injuries while the 22-year-old woman had sustained critical injuries and died on the scene. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations. The victim was identified as Christel van Zyl from Fochville. She will be buried on 9 March from the Volle Evangelie Kerk at Carletonville. Two other fatal accidents also occurred on the Bank road near Carletonville on Saturday. In one of the accidents a pedestrian was killed. According to the police, eyewitnesses saw the car that caused this fatality speeding just before the accident.

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