Four children were injured following an accident on Rustenburg Road in Krugersdorp West this afternoon.
Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that a heavy goods vehicle and two motor vehicles were involved in the accident. Reports from the scene indicate that one motor vehicle crashed against the side of the other motor vehicle resulting in one of the vehicles then coming to a standstill against the heavy goods vehicle.
Upon assessment of all the occupants from all three vehicles, paramedics found that two boys and two girls travelling in one of the vehicles were injured during the crash. A boy was found to have sustained serious injuries while the other boy and two girls sustained minor to moderate injuries. The drivers from all three vehicles were not injured during the accident.
The four children were treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.
Exact detail surrounding the cause of the crash and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.
Traffic was severely affected as a result of the crash.