VAAL TRIANGLE - A man was killed early Saturday morning when his light motor vehicle crashed into the side of a truck on Adonis Road in Bedworth Park in Vereeniging. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 05h40 to find the light motor vehicle wedge partially beneath the trailer of the truck. A man was found lying trapped inside the car. Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead. The driver of the truck, fortunately, escaped injury. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
In another incident, a man, believed to be in his 40s, was killed this weekend after he was struck by a taxi on Houtkop Road in Vereeniging. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene, medics found a man lying in the middle of the road. The taxi that had struck him was found parked a short distance away on the side of the road. Medics quickly assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in critical condition. The man was treated and provided with advanced life support interventions before he was transported to Sebokeng Provincial Hospital for further care. Unfortunately, upon arrival at the hospital, the man succumbed to his injuries. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations. PHOTO: (Supplied)