Man killed, others injured as tipper truck overturns on N14

2016-03-09 18:56
One person was killed when a truck overturned on the N14. (Supplied to News24)

One person was killed when a truck overturned on the N14. (Supplied to News24)

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Roodeplaat – A man was killed and several others injured when a tipper truck overturned on the N14 near the Petroport in Lanseria North on Wednesday afternoon.

According to ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak, paramedics arrived at the scene and found the truck lying on its roof, with the cabin crushed.

"Three people were found inside of the cabin. One of them sustained fatal injuries. Two others were trapped between the metal and had to be freed with rescue tools before they could be stabilised."

Another three workers found near the truck were treated for minor injuries and taken to hospital.

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

It is believed that the truck was one of the vehicles being used for road works on the N14.

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