Alberton rear-end crash leaves one injured

One person was injured during an accident on the R59 near the R556 in Albertsdal, Alberton in the early morning hours.

Netcare 911 paramedics received the call for help at around 03h30. Upon their arrival at the scene, paramedics found that a motor vehicle had been rear-ended by a heavy goods vehicle.

Upon assessment of the occupant of the motor vehicle, paramedics found that the driver had sustained serious injuries during the rear-end crash.

The injured patient was treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the rear-end crash and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.