Truck driver dies after crashing into house

2015-07-09 19:48


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Johannesburg - A truck driver was killed when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the front of a house in South Hills, south of the Johannesburg CBD, on Thursday afternoon, paramedics said.

"When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found the truck lying on its side. The front of the house was badly damaged," ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said.

"The truck driver, who was ejected and found close to the truck, was assessed. It was found that he sustained multiple injuries [which were severe]. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for him."

He was declared dead on the scene.

The occupant of the house, who was at the back, was not injured.

The cause of the accident was unknown.

Police are investigating.

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