One dead, two critical in N12 highway horror crash

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
A head-on collision on the N12 highway near Germiston on Sunday night has left one person dead and two seriously injured.
A head-on collision on the N12 highway near Germiston on Sunday night has left one person dead and two seriously injured.
Image: Emer-G-Med

One person has died and two people are fighting for their lives after their vehicles crashed head-on on Gauteng’s N12 highway on Sunday night.

Emer-G-Med spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said the accident took place in the vicinity of Germiston after 9pm.

“The driver of one of the motor vehicles, a male approximately 30 years of age, was found to have suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased when paramedics arrived.

“The driver and passenger in the second vehicle, a male approximately 35 years of age and a female approximately 27 years old, were found to be in a critical condition. Advanced life support paramedics worked to stabilise them on the scene before they were rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate definitive care.”

Van Reneen said the cause of the collision was unclear and police were investigating.

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