Truck overturns, pins man against concrete barrier

Written by on January 19, 2018

A truck has overturned on the N2 Highway in Athlone, Cape Town, on Friday morning, killing one passenger and injuring three others.

According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring, paramedics arrived on scene to find the truck leaning against the concrete roadside barriers.

The deceased’s body was found pinned between the barrier and the truck.

Unfortunately, the man had succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead on scene.

Three other men, who were also travelling in the truck, sustained minor to moderate injuries.

The patients were transported to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

A Rescue Crane has been deployed to lift the truck from the barrier.


Image credit: (Traffic SA)



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