A man was critically injured when the vehicle he was driving caught alight after crashing into trees on the N7 in Goodwood, early on Saturday May 28.
ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said it appears the man was removed from the vehicle by a passenger, who was not injured.
Paramedics treated the man and transported him to hospital.
At the same time, a car collided with a taxi in the lane in the opposite direction, leaving two women with moderate injuries. They were also treated and transported to hospital.
The third person in this vehicle, a man, and the taxi driver were not injured.