23MAY

[SEDGEFIELD] – Man killed when bakkie and truck collide.

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A man was killed this morning when a bakkie collided with a truck on the N2 Highway in Sedgefield, Western Cape.

ER24 personnel arrived on the scene at 09h35 to find the Metro and Metro Rescue Services already in attendance. A wrecked bakkie was found lying on the side of the road with a man found lying trapped inside.

Local authorities closed off the road while Rescue Service used specialized rescue equipment to free the man from the vehicle. The AMS Medical was called to the scene for further medical assistance.

Once freed, paramedics initiated CPR and several advanced life support interventions. Unfortunately, after some time, the man succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead.

The driver of the truck escaped injury.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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