Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on Nigel Road North underneath the N17 in Selection Park, Springs this afternoon after 14h00.
Upon their arrival at the scene they found that a motor vehicle had left the roadway and crashed sideways against a tree.
Upon assessment of the two occupants they found a man and woman both in a critical condition.
The critically injured man was treated at the scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care he required.
The critically injured woman’s condition deteriorated at the scene and despite all attempts by the paramedics to save her life, she tragically died due to the extensive injuries she had sustained during the crash.
Exact detail surrounding the cause of the crash and preceding events leading up to the crash will remain the subject of a police investigation.