Man thrown from truck

2011-12-21 00:00

A MAN believed to be in his mid 30s said he was thrown out of a moving truck on the N3 northbound near Hilton on Monday.

ER24 said the man suffered multiple abrasions and cuts to his body.

“It is also possible that he had a broken ankle,” ER24 spokesperson Derrick Bank said.

The man was stabilised and taken to Northdale Hospital.

He said he had tried to flag down a motorist on the freeway but was unable to get help, so he limped a fair distance to the Protea Hotel Hilton, where hotel staff called the police.

The man did not explain why he had been thrown from the truck.

The police said the matter was not reported and no case has been opened. 

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