One man has died and nine others have been injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles on the Helshoogte road between Stellenbosch and Kylemore this evening.
ER24 paramedics, Metro EMS and another private service were on the scene at 17:35 along with the Fire and Traffic Departments of Stellenbosch.
An SUV and a light motor vehicle, both with 5 occupants each were found to have collided head-on.
Two entrapped adult males were extricated by the Fire Department from the light motor vehicle. One had unfortunately suffered multiple, fatal injuries and was declared dead on the scene.
The other had suffered critical injuries, was treated and transported by Metro EMS to Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital.
Of the remaining three adult males from that vehicle, ER24 treated two for serious injuries with Advanced Life Support interventions before transporting both to Paarl Provincial Hospital, while another private service treated and transported the last patient to Stellenbosch Provincial for further care.
All five of the occupants from the SUV had suffered minor injuries and declined transportation to hospital.
It is unknown as to the cause of the collision, however Metro Police were on the scene for further investigations.