Flower seller knocked down by truck
By Chanel September
23 June 2007
A Grassy Park man selling flowers on the corners of Eversdal and Fairtrees road in Durbanville lost his life when landed under the wheels of a Mercedes truck.
According to police the accident occurred on Friday afternoon at about 16:40 when the 22-year-old was standing in the road between the traffic lanes when he was knocked over by a truck.
“The man died on the scene. Police are investigating a charge of culpable homicide”, says police spokesperson inspector Bernadine Steyn.