JOHANNESBURG, September 1 – Two men were killed Friday morning in a head-on collision on the R716 in Viljoensdrift in the Free state, ER24 paramedics said in a statement.
ER24 spokesperson, Annine Siddall, said emergency services arrived at the scene at approximately 06h40, and found that the drivers of both vehicles had died on impact.
“It is believed that one driver was in his 60s and the other driver was in his late 20s.”
Siddall said paramedics and another emergency service declared both the men dead before fire and rescue personnel arrived on the scene to remove the men from the vehicles.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not immediately clear but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.