14 Feb 2018, Johannesburg: Two people were left injured this afternoon, one of them seriously, when a light motor vehicle collided with a truck on Hendrik Potgieter Road in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg.
ER24 Paramedics arrived on the scene to find both the truck and light motor vehicle on the left-hand lane of the road. Two people were found seated inside the light motor vehicle.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that one man, believed to be in his 50's, had sustained numerous injuries which left him in a serious condition. The mans son was assessed and found to have sustained only moderate injuries.
The patients were treated for their injuries, and the seriously injured man provided with advanced life support interventions, before they were transported to Life Flora Hospital for further treatment.
The driver of the truck fortunately escaped injury. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations