VAAL TRIANGLE - Paramedics say five people were injured when a truck crashed into the side of a light motor vehicle on the R553 in Bophelong, Vaal Triangle. ER24 says their paramedics arrived just before midnight and found both the truck and light motor vehicle in the middle of the road. One man was trapped inside the light motor vehicle while four others were lying outside. Medics assessed the patients and found the entrapped man and one other man had sustained critical injuries while three others had sustained minor injuries. Medics treated the patients and provided the critically injured with advanced life support interventions before they were transported to Sebokeng Provincial Hospital for further care. The driver of the truck, fortunately, escaped injury. ER24 says local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.