8 Jan 2018, Nelspruit: One man was killed and three others injured this afternoon following a collision between a bakkie and light motor vehicle on the N4 highway, approximately 40km outside of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga.
ER24 Paramedics, along with the Fire Services, arrived on the scene to find both vehicles on the side of the road against an embankment.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered that four men from the light motor vehicle had been injured, one of them critically.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured man with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the patients were transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
Unfortunately, upon arrival, the critically injured man succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead by hospital staff.
The driver of the bakkie fortunately escaped injury. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.