Petrol tanker loses control and crashes into vehicles on the N1
Two people had been killed in the course of a freak twist of fate near Fourways when a petrol tanker misplaced manipulate and collided with special automobiles. One of the automobiles later burst into flames.
TWO human beings were killed and three others injured on Tuesday morning, 28 September when an empty petrol truck and light motor motors collided on the N1 northbound between William Nicol and Rivonia, Joburg.
ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said the accident came about at about 9 am.
“A chemical truck become lying on its facet at the element of the road, while two mild motor vehicles were a brief distance away, one nicely alight and another on its roof. It’s understood that paramedics had pulled a person and female from the burning car. They additionally assessed the sufferers and found that the man from the burning vehicle had already succumbed to his burn wounds, at the equal time because the woman changed into in a vital state of affairs,” Meiring stated.
He said the truck motive force become observed mendacity at the highway in a critical situation, whilst a few other females from the overturned car had escaped with minor accidents.
“Paramedics treated the sufferers and supplied them with advanced existence support interventions in advance than they have been transported to close by hospitals for similarly care,” he stated.
JMPD spokesman Wayne Minnaar started a 2nd person from the twist of fate had died.
“The driving pressure of the VW Golf emerge as burnt to loss of life, and his passenger moreover succumbed to injuries in a medical institution,” he stated.
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