Man dies in 3-truck crash on N3

2012-05-08 09:23
Durban - A man died and two others were injured in an accident on the N3 highway near Durban, paramedics said on Tuesday.

"The cause of the collision is unclear at this stage, but a truck being towed by another truck had become stationary at the side of the highway. A third truck then collided with the two trucks as they were stationary," ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser said.

The accident happened in Cato Ridge just before midnight.

Visser said that when paramedics arrived at the scene they found three people from the truck which collided with the stationary trucks were injured.

One man was seriously injured and continued to deteriorate.

"Rescue workers later initiated resuscitation efforts on the man, but he was unfortunately declared dead at the scene some time later."

Both of the other injured men were later transported to a nearby medical hospital.

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