Woman dies after losing control of vehicle
A woman was killed on the R59 near the Verwoerd offramp, direction Vereeniging, in the early hours of this morning. It is understood the woman, believed to be in her late 30’s, lost control of the vehicle she was driving and went up an embankment. The vehicle rolled several times and landed back on the R59. When ER24 paramedics, Midvaal Fire and Rescue and other services arrived on scene they found the vehicle on its roof. The woman was trapped in the passenger side of the vehicle. Midvaal Fire and Rescue Services used the jaws of life and other rescue equipment to extricate the woman from the vehicle. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for her. She was declared dead. The exact cause of the incident is unknown however authorities were on scene for further investigations.