South Africa 3.6.2014 12:20 pm

Man dies in horror Bedfordview truck crash

Fire fighters work to free the deceased occupant, 03 June 2014, near the Gillooly's interchange in Bedfordveiw after the vehicle was crushed by two trucks. It is alleged that a truck driving in front of the car had stopped to correct a wrong turn on the interchange, causing the accident. Picture: Alaister Russell

Fire fighters work to free the deceased occupant, 03 June 2014, near the Gillooly's interchange in Bedfordveiw after the vehicle was crushed by two trucks. It is alleged that a truck driving in front of the car had stopped to correct a wrong turn on the interchange, causing the accident. Picture: Alaister Russell

A man was killed on Tuesday morning when his vehicle drove into the back of a large truck at the N12/R24 interchange in Bedfordview.

Paramedics, along with other services, arrived on scene where the light motor vehicle was wedged between two large trucks.

According to ER24, the deceased reportedly sustained severe injuries when his vehicle crashed into the back of the first truck. Shortly afterwards, a second truck drove into the back of the light motor vehicle.

Jaws-of-life equipment was used to free the man’s┬ábody from the wreckage.

The exact cause of the collision is not yet known and local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

 

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