A fatal collision ensued after a family of three attempted to cross the N1 highway in Rawsonville, Western Cape. A woman and her 1-year-old daughter were killed, and six others were injured.
The incident occurred on the night of Sunday, 20 November.
The Metro Rescue EMS was already on the scene when ER24 paramedics arrived at 8.30pm.
A woman and her 13-month-old daughter were seen lying on the road, while six other patients were on the side of the road.
According to ER24, it is understood that a light vehicle carrying five occupants collided with three pedestrians as they attempted to cross the busy motorway.
On assessment, the medics found that the female pedestrian and the young child had already succumbed to their injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead by the Metro EMS.
Upon examination, the medics discovered that the female pedestrian and the young child had already passed away, and nothing could be done to save them.
One pedestrian suffered minor to moderate injuries, while the driver and four other passengers were all in stable condition.
After receiving care, the patients were taken to nearby hospitals for additional treatment.
Authorities from the area were on the scene to conduct additional investigations.