09 Subject: Brick truck crashes through wall after partial head-on collision with tow truck.Statement: At approximately 09h20 on Thursday morning 12 March 2009, Netcare 911 paramedics responded to reports of a very serious collision involving several vehicles on Douglas road near to the corner of Alexander road in Douglasdale in the Fourways area. Picture. Netcare 911

Pretoria - A man was killed and six other people injured when a minibus and a light delivery vehicle collided on the N14 Ben Schoeman Highway in Pretoria on Thursday, said paramedics.

Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said paramedics found both vehicles overturned on the road.

“A man tragically lost his life, two people sustained serious injuries, and four people sustained moderate injuries,” said Steinmann.

Paramedics had to use the Jaws of Life to remove two people trapped inside the minibus.

The injured people were treated on the scene before being transported to hospital.

The cause of the accident was unknown.

Sapa