Two dead: Timber truck crushes bakkie in accident

2010-05-26 00:00

A BOY aged about five and a man in his mid-30s were killed when a timber truck crushed their bakkie yesterday evening.

The accident, which also left four children with serious injuries, happened at the intersection of the M35 and R603 near uMbumbulu.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks said paramedics first found the body of the bakkie’s driver and the injured children. “Later the body of a boy was found in the floor well of the mangled vehicle,” said Wicks.

It is alleged that as the bakkie was turning at the junction, it was hit by the horse and trailer.  .

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