ER24 Paramedics attended this accident scene.
ER24 is an Emergency Medical Service providing efficient, effective emergency response and pre-hospital care.
One person died and two youngsters were critically injured when the driver of the vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a tree in De Villiers Street in Ficksburg late last night.
ER24 paramedics and government EMS attended to the incident. Sadly there was nothing that could be done to save the patient who was trapped in the front passenger seat of the vehicle.
He sustained fatal injuries. The man, believed to be in his late 20's, was declared dead.
Two females, believed to be aged 18 and 16, understood to have been flung out of the vehicle were assessed and found to have sustained critical injuries.
They were treated and transported to hospital for further medical care. The driver was not found on scene. The exact cause of the incident is unknown.
Authorities were on scene for further investigations.
Chitra Bodasing, ER24 spokesperson