Driver ejected from truck in crash

Johannesburg – The driver of a truck sustained serious injuries after he was ejected on impact after being involved in a collision with a bakkie and a car on Lois Avenue in Gleneagles on Monday.

  Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said paramedics responded to reports of the accident at around 12:16. “Reports from the scene indicate that a truck, bakkie and car were involved in a collision resulting in the truck and bakkie leaving the road,” Herbst said.

  He added that paramedics assessed the scene and found that the truck driver was ejected on impact; and was found to have sustained serious injuries.

  “He was treated on scene by an advanced life support paramedic and once stabilised was transported by ambulance to hospital.  Three other people sustained minor to moderate injuries and were treated on the scene before being transported by various ambulance services to hospital for further treatment. All necessary authorities were on the scene,” Herbst said.

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