This morning local hunters discovered a vehicle at the bottom of the Umkomaas river bridge and notified the authorities.
Multiple services responded and one vehicle was found at the bottom of the bridge some 60+ m down. Medics and fire made their way down and discover one driver entrapped. The medics from medivac certified the driver as deceased.
The fire dept extricated the driver and with assistance from SAPS search&rescue retrieved the body by means of a rope system. The body was handed over to Umkomaas saps for investigation.