One dead, one seriously injured in a head-on collision on the R114 near Herion Bridge

A thirty-year-old male has lost his life and another has been left in critical condition following a horrific head-on collision on the R114 near Herion Bridge.

Emer-G-Med paramedics arrived on the scene to find the twisted frame of a light motor vehicle and a minibus taxi occupying the width of the roadway.

On closer inspection of the light motor vehicle, a male was found to have sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead on arrival of paramedics.

A second man was found in a critical condition and several advanced life support interventions were needed to stabilize him before he was taken to a nearby hospital for further definitive care.

The South African Police Services were in attendance and will be conducting the necessary investigation accordingly.