Potchefstroom accident: Driver burnt beyond recognition

2016-09-17 18:49
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Johannesburg – One person died after a bakkie rolled off the R54 and burst into flames outside Potchefstroom, paramedics said on Saturday.

ER24 paramedics, along with fire services, arrived at the scene and found the bakkie lying in the veld some distance away from the road, said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

The bakkie was already well alight by the time emergency services arrived, he said.  

Firefighters immediately began to extinguish the blaze. Paramedics found the burned remains of the driver. 

Meiring said the person was burned beyond recognition. 

The cause of the collision was unknown.  Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.  

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