Brakpan accident leaves two injured and one dead

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident scene on Thomas Street in Brenthurst, Brakpan this afternoon.

Upon their arrival on scene, they found that a light delivery vehicle with three male occupants lost control and collided with a tree on the side of the road.

One man tragically died at the scene, one sustained critical injuries and the third man was seriously injured.

After the two injured men were treated on scene, they were transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events are unclear and will remain the subject of a police investigation.