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One injured as truck crashes on Sir Lowry's Pass

Western Cape
Cape Town – A truck driver was injured when his truck overturned on the N2 in Sir Lowry’s Pass near Gordon's Bay and Somerset West, east of Cape Town, on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.

Shortly after 1pm, paramedics from ER24 and local services arrived on the scene where they found the truck lying on its side across the road and embankment. It is believed that [the] truck was travelling down the pass towards Gordon’s Bay when the incident occurred, ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak said.

"When paramedics arrived on scene they found that the driver was already removed from the truck. He sustained moderate injuries.

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A truck driver was injured when his truck overturned on the N2 in Sir Lowry’s Pass near Gordon's Bay. Picture: ER24
Picture: ER24

He was later transported by another service with an ER24 paramedic on board to a nearby hospital for further care.

"The exact circumstances of the incident are not yet known. It is understood that lane restrictions will be in place for some time while the truck is recovered," Vermaak said.

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