One killed, 9 injured in Roodepoort accident

One killed, 9 injured in Roodepoort accident

Motorists have been advised to avoid the R41 near Impala road in Witpoortjie, Roodepoort after a fatal car crash this morning. 

Roodepoort Accident
NetCare 911

According to NetCare 911 spokesperson, Athlenda Mathe, a taxi and a bakkie collided head-on during the early hours of this morning.

"At this stage there is one fatality on scene and at least nine people are in a critical condition," Mathe told Jacaranda FM News.

Reports from the scene indicate that several people are still trapped in the wreckage including the deceased, believed to be the driver of the bakkie.


"Authorities are on scene and the road has been cordoned off and we are urging motorists to avoid this area," Mathe added.

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