Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to an accident on the R103 between Estcourt and Hidecote, at approximately 8pm.

When emergency services arrived they found that a truck had lost control and overturned.

Paramedics quickly gained access to the truck by breaking a window and found the driver entrapped and impaled in the truck.

Unfortunately, the truck driver had sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead on scene.

The cause of the accident is unknown and SAPS are investigating.

Craig Botha

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