Chil­dren killed in hor­ror crash

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

AN EIGHT-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl were killed and three other peo­ple in­jured when two cars col­lided on the cor­ner of At­las and Bass roads in Kemp­ton Park on Satur­day night, paramedics said. ER24 paramedics ar­rived on the scene at about 11.30pm. An­other med­i­cal ser­vice had as­sessed the two chil­dren, but de­spite their best ef­forts, the chil­dren were de­clared dead on the scene, said ER24 spokesper­son Ineke van Huyssteen. A woman, found to be in a se­ri­ous con­di­tion, was found a few me­tres from a car ly­ing on its side. A man sus­tained mi­nor in­juries. Emer­gency ser­vices also found a six­month-old baby in a baby car seat in the bushes. The in­fant had sus­tained moder­ate in­juries. An­other car was found in a ditch. The driver was un­harmed. ER24 trans­ported three pa­tients to hos­pi­tal. Po­lice were in­ves­ti­gat­ing. – ANA

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