Truck hits car in emergency lane

2011-01-05 10:37
Durban - One person died and two others were injured when a car and truck collided in Paradise Valley on Wednesday, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

The car driver apparently stopped to change a flat tyre in the emergency lane when a truck hit the vehicle, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

The jaws-of-life were used to free the injured from the wreckage and they were taken to hospital.

A male passenger in the car died.

It was not known if the truck driver was injured.

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