Durban: cyclist dies under truck

2010-09-28 00:00

A 40-YEAR-OLD man was killed by a truck while cycling to work in Durban yesterday morning.

The man was cycling across a bridge between Francois and Bayhead roads in Umbilo when the truck hit him.

“It is thought that the contract worker was cycling to work when he was struck by the heavy goods vehicle. The truck passed over him and came to rest nearby,” said Netcare911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks. He said the man sustained severe head trauma and died at the scene before paramedics arrived.

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