One killed, 19 injured as truck overturns

2016-05-03 21:06
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Johannesburg – A man was killed and 19 others sustained moderate injuries when a truck overturned on Fairway Road in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg, on Tuesday, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson, Werner Vermaak, said when paramedics arrived, they found a man lying next to the truck.

"Moments after the truck overturned, several people on the scene as well as some of the injured lifted the truck back on to its wheels when they realised someone was pinned underneath it," Vermaak said.

Most of the injured were sitting in the back of the truck, he said.

The cause of the incident is not yet known.

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