At 23H34 Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the Boy Louw onramp towards the R59 in Sharpeville.
Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a bakkie lost control crashing through the safety barrier coming to rest down an embankment.
Medics assessed the scene and found that the driver an adult male had sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased on the scene.
All necessary authorities were on the scene.
Media Liaison Officer
In other news – President Cyril Ramaphosa condemns Joburg violence after two more killed
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned weekend violence in Johannesburg that claimed two lives after security forces clashed with looters involved in fresh xenophobic attacks. At least 10 people have been killed since the start of the month in a surge in attacks targeting foreign-owned businesses in and around South Africa’s largest city.
The deaths of two people on Sunday brings the death toll to 12. Riot police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets on Sunday to disperse crowds targeting shops in Johannesburg’s gritty central business district and other neighbourhoods. Ramaphosa “has condemned in the strongest terms a resurgence in public violence that claimed two lives in Johannesburg yesterday,” the presidency said in a statement. read more
Source – Shawn Herbst