Road accident claims two lives
Thabazimbi – A horrific accident involving two trucks, a car and a bakkie occurred on Sunday evening 11 July on a treacherous part of the Ellisras road leading to Thabazimbi. During the collision, the car ended up under one of the trucks whereafter a Ford Ranger also collided into the accident scene.
The Ford Ranger’s occupants did not sustain any serious injuries. Sadly, the driver of the car died on scene and the emergency workers struggled for two hours to free him from the wreck with Jaws of Life.
One of the passengers in the car sustained injuries and was transported to hospital. One of the truck drivers also succumbed due to injuries sustained while trapped underneath his truck.
He apparently fell out of his truck during the collision and was only discovered when the cleaning operations commenced.
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