One person died while two were left injured after a two-vehicle collision on the R28 in Westonaria on Tuesday morning.
Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the fire department already in attendance.
They assessed the scene finding a bakkie lying on its side and two occupants entrapped.
The fire department had to use the jaws of life to extract the occupants from the vehicle.
One of the occupants was declared dead at the scene while the other sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to the hospital for further treatment.
In the second vehicle, a person had sustained moderate injuries and was transported to the hospital.
The details of the collision are still unknown at this stage.