A body of a man was found this afternoon trapped inside his overturned vehicle off Verena Road in Witbank.
ER24 paramedics were called by SAPS who had found the scene.
Paramedics arrived on scene to find a light motor vehicle lying on its roof in a small river down a large embankment.
On inspection, paramedics found the body of a man lying insdie the vehicle. It was apparent that the man had been dead for some time.
According to SAPS, it is believed that the vehicle had been lying in the river for roughly two weeks.
Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.