In a horrific accident on the N1 between Verkeerdevlei and Winburg during the early hours of this morning one person was killed and another sustained moderate injuries after a SUV and heavy goods truck collided head on.
On arrival paramedics found the female driver of the SUV believed to be in her 50's was ejected from the vehicle during impact. Sadly there was nothing more that could be done for her and she was declared dead on the scene.
The male driver of the truck was treated on scene before he was transported to Winburg Provincial Hospital by ambulance for further care.
Traffic was disrupted for several hours as the scene was cleared.
Stanley Schimper, Trauma Response Africa