Truck driver killed in Limpopo accident

2016-09-07 18:18

Tzaneen – A man was killed on Wednesday afternoon after a truck rolled on the R81 in Mooketsie, outside Tzaneen, Limpopo paramedics said.

It is believed that the truck driver was ejected when he lost control of the vehicle and slammed into the roadside, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

Paramedics arrived on scene and found the mangled truck on the side of the road. Large pieces of the truck were found spread across the scene.

The body of the man was lying a short distance from the wreckage. He is believed to be in his 30s. 

Paramedics found that the man had sustained numerous fatal injuries. He was declared dead on the scene.

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