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Man plunges to his death

Kwazulu Natal

Durban - A man died when his truck plunged down a 30 metre embankment in Durban on Thursday, paramedics said.

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Netcare paramedic Adrian King who responded to a call about a old woman who had succumed to the heat when her car broke down on the highway. Thanks to him she has made a full recovery. Picture: Shayne Robinson

“Indications from the scene are that the driver of the truck lost control while driving on the east-bound lane of the M13 near Blair Athol Road,” Netcare spokesman Chris Botha said on Thursday.

The driver died on impact. It took rescue workers three hours to free his body, which was trapped under the truck, Botha said. - Sapa

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