Incidents December 27, 2019
[VEREENIGING] – Truck and car collide leaving man seriously injured.
A 29-year-old man was left seriously injured this morning when his light motor vehicle collided with a truck on the R59 near the R42 split in Vereeniging.
ER24 paramedics came across the incident at 06h10 when they were returning to their branch.
On arrival, medics found a truck parked on the side of the road while a light motor vehicle was found further in the field. A 29-year-old man was found lying inside the light motor vehicle.
Medics carefully extricated the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a serious condition.
The man was treated for his injuries and was provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Sebokeng Provincial Hospital for further care.
The driver of the truck fortunately escaped injury.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.