Paramedics found two men – one dead and the other injured – in a vehicle floating in a river in Kosmosdal, Pretoria, on Thursday.

ER24 paramedics, along with search and rescue teams, arrived on the scene off Rooihuiskraal to find a vehicle upside down in the river.

“Rescue teams carefully extricated the man and brought him to the awaiting paramedics,” ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

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“Upon assessment, paramedics found that the man had already succumbed to his injuries. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.”

A passenger in the vehicle was rescued and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigation.

– News24