Richmond - Driver Dies In Head On Collision. A driver belived to be in his late thirties has died af...

Richmond - Driver Dies In Head On Collision.

A driver belived to be in his late thirties has died after a head on collision involving a light motor vehicle and a truck on the R56 near Anderson Garage in Richmond


this morning.

Midlands EMS paramedics along with other emergency personal arrived on the scene and found the light motor vehicle in the road with extensive structural damage.

The truck was slightly off the road.

The driver of the light motor vehicle was entrapped and in a critical condition.

Advancedlife support intervention was performed on the patient while rescue services used the jaws of life and other hydraulic equipment to extricate the patient from the wreckage.

Once freed, the patient deteriorated and CPR


was started.

Paramedics did all they could but unfortunately the patient succumbed to his injuries.

The truck driver was uninjured.

The circumstances around the incident would be investigated by the local SAPS and necessary authorities.

Traffic was affected due to the incident

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