Netcare paramedic Adrian King who responded to a call about a old woman who had succumed to the heat when her car broke down on the highway. Thanks to him she has made a full recovery. Picture: Shayne Robinson

Welkom - A man died and another was injured when a truck and bakkie collided near Welkom on Thursday morning, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said the bakkie driver was killed. A passenger in the vehicle was critically injured and taken to a nearby hospital. - Sapa