Jaws Of Life had to be used to free two occupants following a fatal head-on collision on the R36 Burgersdorp, Limpopo on Thursday.

According to the Tzaneen Voice, the occupants were trapped after the crash happened at approximately 15:37.

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Emergency services were called out to the scene by the public who witnessed the accident. On arrival, the officers discovered two occupants of a bakkie trapped in the overturned wreckage.

One occupant was found with fatal injuries while inside the vehicle. Unfortunately, one of them was declared dead on the scene.

The other injured included the driver of the Toyota Corolla who was stabilized and rushed to the nearest medical facility.


One lane of the roadway remained closed for the better part of the day to allow emergency services to clear the scene.

The cause of the Burgersdorp head-on collision is unknown for now.