Muldersdrift head-on collision claims one life

A man, believed to be in his 50s, was killed this morning following a head-on collision between a truck and light on Beyers Naude Drive in Muldersdrift.

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene at 10h48, finding the truck on the one side of the road while the wrecked light motor vehicle was found on the opposite side of the road.

Upon closer inspection, paramedics found the body of a man lying trapped inside the light motor vehicle. Unfortunately, the man had already succumbed to his multiple injuries. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.

Provincial fire services had to use specialized rescue tools to later free the deceased from the vehicle.

The driver of the truck was assessed and found to have escaped injury.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.