Man dies as car, truck collide

2014-05-18 13:04
(Picture: Netcare 911)

(Picture: Netcare 911)

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Johannesburg - A man died and another was critically injured when a car and truck collided head-on in Mankweng, 30km outside Polokwane, on Saturday evening.

"Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that a car and a ten ton truck collided on a rural road," Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

"The driver of the car tragically died on scene due to the extensive injuries that he sustained, a passenger had sustained life threatening injuries and was in a critical condition."

After the passenger was stabilised at the scene, he was taken to hospital for further care.

The accident happened around 18:30.

The cause of the accident was unknown.

Police were investigating.

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