Two killed in Hammanskraal truck smash

2016-08-31 09:19

Pretoria - Two men were killed when their truck veered off the N1 between the Carousel toll plaza and Hammanskraal in the early hours of Wednesday morning, paramedics said.


Two men were killed when their truck veered off the N1 between the Carousel toll plaza and Hammanskraal. (Netcare 911)

The truck was carrying a load of cement. The cause of the crash was unclear, Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said.

“When paramedics arrived at the scene, they found that the driver and passenger of the truck were trapped in the truck. The fire department worked tirelessly for over two hours to extricate the two men from the wreckage.”

Once medics were able to access the two men, they found they had died.

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