This morning, a man believed to be in his 40s was left critically injured when his truck rolled, crashing into a river off the N11 towards Hendrina, approximately 17km outside of Ermelo.
ER24 and the Provincial EMS arrived at 10h20 to find the wrecked truck and trailer on the side of the road in a small river. The body of the driver, a man in his 40s, was found lying in the shallow water.
Medics assessed the man and found that he was in a critical condition, having sustained numerous injuries.
The man was treated and provided with advanced life support before being transported to Ermelo Provincial Hospital for urgent care.
This incident’s details are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
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