Free State man dies in freak accident

2012-07-11 20:13

Johannesburg - A man was crushed to death in a truck accident in a storage yard in Welkom, in the Free State, on Wednesday afternoon, paramedics said.

"As the man exited the vehicle, the truck allegedly veered forward and the door collided with a pole. The man was then crushed between the door and the door frame," said ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser.

He was declared dead on the scene.

  • marc.hugo.75 - 2012-11-01 16:10

    Tragic indeed. However, vehicles don't 'veer' forward on their own. It doesn't say whether he was the driver or not. However, unusual, it was human error.

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