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Truck driver dies after crashing into centre barrier on N1 in Midrand

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A truck driver has lost his life after losing control of his truck and crashing into the centre brrier on the N1 in Midrand this morning.

Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N1 Northbound before the Allendale offramp in Vorna Valley Midrand at around 05h48.

Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of the heavy motor vehicle transporting what appeared to be scrap metal had lost control resulting in the truck slamming into the centre barrier spewing debris on both carriageways.

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The truck driver who had been ejected in the crash had sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased on the scene.

One other person had sustained minor injuries and was treated on the scene.

Multiple other vehicles travelling in both directions had sustained damage after being struck by flying pieces of metal.

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