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[POTCHEFSTROOM] Woman dies after being involved in collision

An elderly lady sustained critical injuries following a collision between the light motor vehicle she was travelling in and a truck on Du Plooy street in Potchefstroom this afternoon.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly before 13h00, they found an 89-year-old woman entrapped in her vehicle. She was found to be in a critical condition. The fire department had to extricate her from the vehicle using the jaws of life.

ER24 paramedics transported the woman to hospital under advanced life support interventions. Unfortunately, shortly after arriving at the hospital, the woman succumbed to her numerous injuries. She was declared dead at the hospital.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not known to our paramedics.