A man was killed early this morning when his light motor vehicle crashed into the side of a truck on Adonis Road in Bedoworth Park in Vereeniging.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 05h40 to find the light motor vehicle wedge partially beneath the trailer of the truck. A man was found lying trapped inside the car.

Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.

The driver of the truck, fortunately, escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.