A truck rollover left a passenger seriously injured. Photo: ER24/ Facebook.

Passenger (21) critical after truck rollover

A truck rollover in Mpumalanga left a passenger with serious injuries earlier today. The truck rolled on the N11 outside Ermelo


A truck rollover left a passenger seriously injured. Photo: ER24/ Facebook.

A passenger of a truck is in a critical condition after the heavy load vehicle rolled over following a collision this afternoon, Sunday, 14 August in Mpumalanga.


ER24 was at the scene of this accident earlier where the 21-year-old suffered serious injuries.

“ER24 was at the scene at 14:15 today for a truck that rolled on the N11 after colliding with a light motor vehicle 33km outside Ermelo,” the private medics reported.

“The passenger, a 21-year-old male, suffered serious injuries and was treated and transported to Ermelo Provincial hospital for further care.”


The driver of the truck and the occupants of the light motor vehicle were luckily unharmed in the collision. SAPS, Fire and Ermelo EMS were all on the scene.

Truck rollover left the passenger seriously injured. Photo: ER24/ Facebook.


Over the last 24 hours, ER24 has reported on three major accidents in Mpumalanga, two of them happening outside Ermelo.

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The first was on Saturday, where a woman died in a collision that set her car in flames, burning her to death. The woman of unknown age got into a collision at the intersections of R547 and R580, also known as the 50/50 crossing, in the south of Kriel.

This morning (Sunday), a Mpumalanga man succumbed to his injuries after a vehicle he was travelling in collided with two trucks.

According to a statement by ER24, the adult male believed to be in his late 30s or early 40s died in the vehicle collision with two trucks on the N2, 30km outside Ermelo in the direction of Piet Retief.

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Later on, an American biker believed to be in his 50s suffered critical injuries after he collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle round a corner on the Kaapsehoop Road.