Truck driver dies after crashing into a bridge on the N1
A truck driver has died after the heavy motor vehicle, allegedly swayed and drove off the road, crashing into a bridge on the side of the road on the N1, in the direction of Cape Town, between the Klapmuts and Klipheuwel turn offs. The driver in the truck with a double trailer was on his way to Cape Town when the incident occurred.
‘’The call for assistance came through at 05:12. Bystanders witnessed the truck swaying and eventually driving off the road and crashing into a bridge on the side of the road.’’ Said the EMS’ Deanna Bessick.
‘’Unfortunately, the truck driver died on the scene. EMS Rescue had to use Jaws of Life to extricate the patient. A crane and two rescue vehicles assisted with the operation.’’ Bessick added.
Done By: Mitchum George