At 21H51 Sunday night Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the R24 Rustenburg Road near the R400 in Orient Hills.
Reports from the scene indicate that two light delivery vehicles were involved in a partial head on collision.
Medics assessed the scene and found that five males and two females had sustained injuries ranging from moderate to serious.
Another adult male believed to be a passenger was found to have sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased on the scene.
Due to the nature of two of the patients injuries the Netcare 1 Specialised Helicopter Air Ambulance was activated to airlift an adult male and adult female to a specialist facility.
Once treated and stabilised all the patients were transported by ambulance to hospital for further treatment.
All necessary authorities were on scene.
Media Liaison Officer
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