DURBAN – Firefighters had to use the jaws-of-life to free a cyclist who had become pinned under a truck that overturned on him at a busy intersection in Durban on Monday morning.
Emergency services were called to the intersection of Bayhead Road and South Coast Road at around 5.30am on Monday.
It took rescuers more than an hour to free the man.
It is alleged that the cyclist screamed until the driver heard him and notified authorities. He was pinned between a concrete bridge pillar, steel road barriers and the pavement
Ceron Lennox, spokesperson for Rescue Care Paramedics said it appeared that the truck had somehow overturned whilst taking the corner.