One critical after truck and car collide outside Bethlehem

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A man was critically injured in a collision between a truck and car on the N5, 15 kilometres away from Bethlehem in the direction from Kestell yesterday afternoon.

ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found the 45-year-old man trapped in the vehicle.

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Paramedics arrive on the scene after a truck and car collided. Photo: Supplied

Upon assessment of the man it was discovered that he sustained multiple injuries.

Paramedics extricated the man from the vehicle and treated him for his injuries.

He was then transported to hospital in Bethlehem for further medical care.

The exact cause of the incident is unknown. Authorities were on scene for further investigations.

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