Two people, an adult and a child, were killed in a collision on the R24 approximately 10 kilometres outside Rustenburg this morning.

Shortly before 8am, paramedics from ER24, Fire Services and other EMS arrived on the scene where they found the two vehicles mangled together. Five people were found with minor to moderate injuries. Paramedics treated them on scene before transporting them to nearby hospitals for further care. Sadly, an adult male and a young girl was found with fatal injuries inside one of the vehicles.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene and will conduct an investigation.