Man dies in accident near Ramsgate

2018-07-12 06:01

A MAN died after being involved in accident on the Ramsgate off-ramp on the R61 on Tuesday evening.

According to police, the driver of a cargo truck allegedly lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree near the road.

Margate SAPS spokesperson Captain Gerald Mfeka said the driver, who is from Gamalakhe, was travelling with one passenger whodied on scene.

The driver was found with serious injuries.

He was treated by paramedics on scene and transferred to hospital.

“The driver had sustained serious injuries on his chest and hip and he was treated on the scene and later transferred to hospital by an ambulance.

The name of the deceased who was the passenger in that truck is not being released until his next of kin have been informed,” said Mfeka.


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