One person has died and the driver of a delivery truck has sustained minor injuries after they collided with another truck on the N1 south near Gordon road, Roodepoort.
Reports from the scene indicate that the delivery truck rear ended the other truck. When Netcare911 paramedics and other services arrived on the scene, they found that the passenger from the delivery truck had already died due to the extensive injuries he sustained.
The man was declared dead on the scene by a Netcare911 paramedic. The Roodepoort Fire Department assisted paramedics to extricate the deceased passenger from the wreckage. The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.
The occupants of the other truck did not sustain any injuries. Police are investigating the exact cause of the accident.