13 August 2014
An accident this morning along the N3
in Shongweni left a man dead. It is
believed that a heavy goods truck smashed into the rear end of another
Netcare 911 Spokesperson Chris Botha
said when they arrived at the scene the passenger was still trapped in the
vehicle while the driver was aside of the road.
“Paramedics used the Jaws of Life to
extricate the passenger from the truck, tragically he died on scene due to very
extensive injuries that he had sustained.
The driver was treated on scene and
transported through to a local hospital for further care.” Botha added.
Meanwhile in another accident this
morning on Lynnwood Drive in Silver Lakes, Pretoria left a man in a serious
Netcare 911 Spokesperson Santi
Steinmann said upon their on scene they found that a minibus and heavy goods
vehicle had collided resulting in one man found to be in serious condition.
“The man was treated on scene on
scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care he required.” Steinmann added.
The exact details of the cause of the accident
will remain the subject of a police investigation.
Labels: One dead and three injured in separate collisions