ER24 Paramedics attended this accident scene.
ER24 is an Emergency Medical Service providing efficient, effective emergency response and pre-hospital care.
A man, believed to be in his thirties, is in a critical condition after his car collided with a tree along Frikkie Meyer Boulevard in Vanderbijlpark.
At approximately 1pm yesterday afternoon, paramedics from ER24 and local government emergency services arrived on the scene where they found the vehicle split in half between the branches of the tree.
The man was found a few meters away from the vehicle.
He was in a critical condition. Paramedics treated him for major head and chest trauma.
He was later placed on life support on scene before he was rushed through to Sebokeng Hospital for further care.
The exact cause of the incident is not yet known. At this stage it is unclear if any other vehicles were involved.
Local authorities attended the scene.