Man's car ripped apart on Western Cape highway

2013-09-13 13:30
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Johannesburg - A 26-year-old man died when his car collided head-on with a truck near Grabouw in the Western Cape, paramedics said on Friday.

The accident happened on the N2 near Sir Lowry's Pass, ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson said in a statement.

The impact was so severe that the car was ripped apart.

"When paramedics arrived on the scene they found the engine of the car on the side of the road and the rest of the car on another side of the road," said Jackson.

The driver was ejected from the car and his body found a few metres from where the accident happened.

"The driver of the light vehicle was declared dead on scene and no one in the truck was injured."

The accident happened on Thursday night around 23:00.

The cause of the accident would be investigated by police.

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