One person lost his life following an accident on the R21 towards Pretoria just past Nellmapius Road in Erasmuspark, Pretoria last night at around 23h00.
Exact detail surrounding the cause of the accident and preceding events are still unknown and will remain the subject of a police investigation.
Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that a light delivery vehicle had rear-ended a heavy goods vehicle. Upon assessment of the occupant of the light delivery vehicle, paramedics found that a man had tragically lost his life during the crash due to the extensive injuries sustained. There was nothing further that could be done for the man and he was declared dead at the scene.
The occupant of the heavy goods vehicle were not injured during the accident.