08NOV

[WESTONARIA] Fatal collision between truck and light motor vehicle

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A 30-year-old male has died and a 26-year-old woman is in a critical condition following a collision between a large truck and a light motor vehicle on the R28 in Westonaria this evening.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 20:15 to find the two occupants of the light motor vehicle entrapped and a large group of bystanders trying to help. The driver was found to have suffered multiple fatal injuries and was unfortunately declared dead on arrival. The female passenger had suffered multiple critical injuries, was treated on scene, extracted by the Fire Department and airlifted to hospital by a private medical helicopter for further care.

The driver of the truck had suffered only minor injuries and declined transport to hospital with another private service on the scene.

The Traffic Department and South African Police Services were also on scene for further investigations.

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