One killed in chemical truck accident

2016-07-27 06:00
 Photo: ipss medical rescue The truck that spilled a chemical substance on the N2.

Photo: ipss medical rescue The truck that spilled a chemical substance on the N2.

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ONE person was killed and another critically injured after a truck carrying chemicals crashed on the N2 between KwaDukuza and Zinkwazi on Friday night.

IPSS Medical Rescue’s Paul Herbst said the accident involved the truck and a motor vehicle.
He said IPSS Medical Rescue treated a critically injured patient.

“IPSS Medical Rescue paramedics arrived on scene to find the road in flames. One patient was ejected and declared dead on scene. Another is in a critical condition being treated by IPSS Medical Rescue’s Advanced Life Support paramedic.”

The N2 was closed after the accident resulted in a chemical spill and remained closed until the next day for clean up.

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