Man killed in collision near Potchefstroom

2016-06-01 16:10

Johannesburg – One person was killed when two bakkies collided on the N12 near Potchefstroom on Wednesday.

According to ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw, it was believed that the one bakkie had crashed into the trailer of the other bakkie. The accident happened about 25km from Potchefstroom.

"When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found that one man had already succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead on scene," Rossouw said in a statement.

Two other people were also injured, but not seriously. They were transported to hospitals for further treatment.

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