Man burns to death in Western Cape crash

2013-04-04 19:05
Johannesburg - A man burnt to death when a car and a truck collided head-on in Riversdale on Thursday, Western Cape police said.

The man lost control of his car and collided head-on with a truck, police spokesperson Malcolm Pojie said.

"The car immediately caught fire with the driver trapped behind the steering wheel, where he burned to death. His identity still needs to be verified."

The three occupants of the truck, including the driver, were taken to the Riversdale Hospital. It was believed the driver of the car was travelling towards George, and the truck, carrying a bakkie, was en route to Cape Town.

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