Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on the R82 in Viljoensdrift yesterday afternoon after 15h00.
Upon their arrival on scene they found that two heavy goods vehicle had collided head on resulting in one man tragically losing his life and another man was found to be in a serious condition. The man was entrapped in the vehicle and services had to make use of the Jaws of Life to extricate the man from the vehicle.
The man was treated on scene before he was transported to hospital for further medical care.
Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.