A truck driver was killed and another injured on Friday morning when their trucks collided on the N4 Schagen outside of Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find a rigid truck lying on its side in the middle of the road while the second truck and trailer was found parked across the highway.
On closer inspection, medics found a man trapped inside the overturned vehicle.
Unfortunately, the man had already succumbed to his numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.
The driver of the second was assessed and found to have sustained moderate injuries. The man was treated and thereafter transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.