Fatal truck crashes

Look | Three killed in N3 crash near Tugela Toll

Durban – Three people have been killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the N3 in the vicinity of the Tugela Toll Plaza. Two trucks and two cars collided on the southbound carriageway, that is heading from Johannesburg towards the coast, between the toll gate and Bergville off-ramps. KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services’ spokesperson, Robert Mckenzie says …

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Watch | Nine dead in Vosloorus 4 truck and 4 car crash

At least nine people were confirmed dead and several others injured in a multiple-vehicle collision near the Barry Marais offramp on the N3 in Vosloorus on Monday. ER24, which attended to the scene, said the collision involved four trucks and four light motor vehicles. “Initial reports show that there have been seven fatalities and several …

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Trucker killed in rock throwing attack on N3 near PMB

A rock throwing attack on N3 has yet again claimed the life of an innocent trucker near Pietermaritzburg. The 35-year-old truck driver died after he lost control and rolled the truck he was driving on the N3, near the Armitage Road turnoff just North of Pietermaritzburg early this morning. Apparently, a rock thrown from a …

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Truck driver, two passengers killed after crashing down a cliff in KZN

Durban – Three people including the truck driver succumbed to their injuries and two other people have sustained serious injuries after the truck in which they were travelling veered off the road in the Swayimane, Watburg and went over a cliff yesterday afternoon. Midlands EMS arrived on the scene and were shown to where the …

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Six killed in truck and bakkie head-on crash near Durban

Durban – Six people have been killed in a head-on collision between a tipper truck and a bakkie on M27, north of Durban. Netcare 911’s Shawn Herbst said paramedics responded to the collision on the M27 between Umdloti and Mount Moreland to find total carnage. Six people sustained fatal injuries and were declared deceased on …

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Three killed in chain of accidents involving a bus and two trucks

Cape Town – At least three people were killed, 52 injured including the driver, when a Greyhound passenger bus travelling to Cape Town drove into a truck that had collided with another truck which was stuck on N1 Tweedside between Laingsburg and Touwsriver on Sunday morning. Traffic chief Kenny Africa said apparently one truck broke …

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Man killed in horrific Durban truck crash

Durban – One person died and two others were critically injured when a truck veered out of control, hit two other vehicles, and smashed into overhead bridge support pillars on the M7 in Durban on Saturday morning, paramedics said. Just after 11am, Rescue Care paramedics responded to a multiple vehicle accident on the M7 eastbound …

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Two killed in N2 truck and bakkie crash

Durban – A man and a woman in their 40s have been killed in a collision between a truck and a bakkie on N2 south in Prospecton, south of Durban on Tuesday. “Paramedics arrived on scene to find total carnage. Both occupants of the bakkie – a male and a female – sustained major injuries …

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Woman killed as truck loses control and crash on Town Hill

A 30-year-old female passenger died and the 42-year-old male driver sustained serious injuries when the truck they were travelling in overturned on the notorious Apples bend on Town Hill, Pietermaritzburg this morning. Reports from the scene indicate that the truck was descending down the hill when the driver lost control. The truck hit the barriers …

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Truck driver dies after initially surviving horrific N3 crash

A Durban truck driver has sadly passed on in hospital where he was recovering from injuries sustained during a horrific crash on N3 earlier in the morning. The driver, known to SA Trucker but cannot be named at this stage, initially survived the head into tail crash that happened this Thursday morning. He however succumbed …

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