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Man killed another injured in Polokwane N1 truck vs bakkie crash

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Limpopo – A man has been killed after his bakkie collided with a truck along the N1 south of Polokwane on Monday morning.

The incident involved a side tipper interlink truck and a Toyota Landcruiser bakkie and ER24 paramedics attended to the scene.

“ER24 paramedics and another service arrived on the scene at around 11:00 to find a truck and trailer blocking one lane. A bakkie was found partially beneath the trailer and upon closer inspection, the medics found a man lying in the driver’s seat of the bakkie,” said Russel Meiring ER24’s communications officer.

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The male driver believed to be in his 40’s was declared dead on the scene, he said.

He added that a second person was treated on the scene and transported to a nearby hospital by another service.

Police and traffic officials were on the scene. The exact cause of the collision will be determined through an investigation.

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