A man has been critically injured after a bus crashed into his car on the N1 between Bloemfontein and Winburg in the Free State.
Paramedics from VRMED together with Mangaung Fire and Rescue attended to the scene of the serious accident at 01h00 on Monday morning.
“On arrival, paramedics found the male driver of the car in a critical condition and entrapped in the car under the bus,” VRMED said in a statement.
According to information received, the car was stationary in the yellow lane when the bus collided from behind.
Mangaung Fire and Rescue used specialized extrication equipment to free the entrapped driver.
The driver of the bus had sustained no injuries and declined treatment.
VRMED transported the injured motorist to the hospital.
On Sunday, a truck driver luckily survived when his truck crashed into the back of another truck near Winburg.
Pictures of the accident scene were widely shared on social media.