VEREENIGING - Three people were killed and two others were injured in a head-on collision along the R82 in Vereeniging early yesterday morning. At approximately 1am, paramedics from ER24 as well as Midvaal and Vereeniging Fire Department arrived on the scene where they found one vehicle well alight and another with extensive damage. Two people were trapped in the burning vehicle and there was nothing that could be done for them. A third person, ejected from the second vehicle, was found with fatal injuries. A woman and a man were found on the scene with moderate injuries and both were transported to nearby hospitals for further care. The exact circumstances of the collision are not yet known.