Man plunges to his death

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

“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.

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