7 Oct 2017, East Rand: Seven people sustained various injuries when two vehicles collided with each other on the R21 near Atlas road.
At approximately 02h30, paramedics from ER24 and other services attended the scene. A man, believed to be in his thirties, was found in a critical condition near the scene.
It is believed from bystanders that he arrived on the scene shortly after the two vehicles collided with each other. One of the bystanders explained that he attempted to offer assistance at the scene when he was knocked down by a passing truck.
Paramedics stabilised him on scene and rushed him to Tembisa Hospital for further care. Six people from the two vehicles were treated for injuries ranging from minor to moderate.
They were later transported to a nearby hospital for further care. The exact circumstances surrounding the collision is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene.