9 Oct 2017, Nelspruit: A man, believed to be in his 20's, was killed this afternoon when his light motor vehicle crashed into the center medium and wrapped around a light pole on the R40 in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find a light motor vehicle lying in half in the centre medium. The body of the man was found lying a few metres away.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition. The man was immediately treated for his injuries and provided with advanced life support interventions.
The man was thereafter transported to a nearby provincial hospital for urgent treatment. Unfortunately, upon arrival at hospital, the man finally succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead.
The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.