25 injured after collision in Pretoria

It’s understood the driver of a bakkie lost control of his vehicle and collided with a car on the N1 North near the R21.

A bakkie collided with a car on the N1 North near the R21 on 20 April 2017. Picture: @ER24EMS/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG – At least 25 people were injured in a crash in Pretoria on Thursday.

It’s understood the driver of a bakkie lost control of his vehicle and collided with a car on the N1 North near the R21.

ER24's Russel Meiring says: “Paramedics provided immediate assistance to patients. It’s understood one of the tyres of the bakkie burst, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle which then overturned.”

Traffic is also heavily backed up on the M1 North in Melrose following a fatal crash.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)