BADPLAAS, July 31– One person died and seven others were injured when a bakkie and an SUV collided on the R38 in Badplaas in Mpumalanga on Sunday afternoon, paramedics said.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 4.25pm to find all the injured out of the vehicles, ER24 spokeswoman Ineke van Huyssteen said.
“Unfortunately, one man who was in the bakkie was declared dead on the scene by ER24. Two other men who were also in the bakkie sustained moderate injuries. In the SUV, a woman and two children sustained minor injuries and a man and another woman sustained moderate injuries.”
All the injured were transported to hospital by ER24 and another medical service on the scene. The cause of the collision was unknown at this stage, Van Huyssteen said.