16 May 2018, Secunda, Mpumalanga: A man was killed and three others injured this morning following a collision between two trucks and a bakkie on the N17 between the Leandra and Nigel turnoff in Devon, approximately 60km outside of Secunda.
ER24 Paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene at 07h30 to find the two trucks in the emergency lane while the bakkie was found in the right hand lane.
Upon closer inspection, the body of a man was found lying trapped in the drivers seated of the bakkie. Unfortunately, the man had already succumbed to his numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
Three other patients were found on the scene. The passenger from the bakkie had sustained moderate injuries while the drivers of the two trucks had sustained minor injuries.
The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.
The local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.