At approximately 11h01 on Wednesday morning 04 October 2017, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a very serious head-on collision on the M5 (extension of Beyers Naude) approximately one kilometre past the N14 highway direction towards Muldersdrift.
Reports from the scene indicate that a car and a truck were involved in a partial head-on collision. The incident and preceding events will form part of a police investigation.
Paramedics attended to the two drivers, tragically the driver of the car sustained severe injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the truck was uninjured and required no medical care.
Emergency Services including Police, Fire Fighters and rescue personnel are at the scene and the entire road is closed at this time until the scene has been investigated and cleared.
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.