South Africa 19.9.2013 04:53 pm

Truck ploughs into Kempton Park home

Huge damage was caused to the perimeter wall of this Birchleigh house in Kempton Park when a truck ploughed through it. Image courtesy CNS

Huge damage was caused to the perimeter wall of this Birchleigh house in Kempton Park when a truck ploughed through it. Image courtesy CNS

A heavy duty truck ploughed into two cars and through a wall on the P91 (R25) in Birchleigh, Kempton Park on Thursday.

The incident took place around noon. The truck came to a standstill about a meter from a house close to the Koedoe Street intersection near Esselen Park.

 

One of the cars hit by the truck. Image courtesy CNS

One of the cars hit by the truck. Image courtesy CNS

 

Five people were injured. According to Khobeli Mokheseng, metro police spokesman, two seriously injured persons were rushed to hospital.

One of the cars hit by the truck overturned and landed on its roof next to the road. The other vehicle suffered severe damage on the driver’s side.

 

his vehicle landed on its roof after the accident.  Image courtesy CNS

This vehicle landed on its roof after the accident. Image courtesy CNS

 

No further details are available at this stage.

-CNS

The truck came to a standstill very close to a Birchleigh home. Image courtesy CNS

The truck came to a standstill very close to a Birchleigh home. Image courtesy CNS

 

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