13 injured in Soweto highway collision

Emergency services responded to the accident on the N1 highway involving a bakkie.

FILE: Pramedics say one person is in a critical condition. Picture: imgkid.com.

JOHANNESBURG - Thirteen people have been injured in a collision near the Soweto highway.

Emergency services responded to the accident on the N1 highway involving a bakkie.

ER 24's Pieter Rossouw says it's believed the driver lost control of the vehicle and it crashed into a barrier.

Rossouw says one person is in a critical condition.

"The injuries range from minor to moderate. ER 24 transported a total of nine patients to various hospitals and the rest of the patients were transported by other services."