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One dead, one injured in collision

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One person died and another sustained moderate injuries in a collision between a light delivery vehicle and a bakkie at the New Machavie Mooibank Road near Potchefstroom earlier today.

When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found the light delivery vehicle, which had overturned, in the field. There was debris on the road as well.

The driver of the bakkie was found lying a few metres away from the bakkie. The man believed to be in his 30’s was assessed and found to have sustained multiple injuries.

Unfortunately he had succumbed to his injuries. He was declared dead.

The driver of the light delivery vehicle was found sitting next to his vehicle. He was assessed and treated for moderate injuries. He was transported to Mediclinic Potchefstroom for further medical care. The exact cause of the incident is unknown however authorities were on scene for further investigations.

 

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