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

Ogies, Mpumalanga - A man burnt to death when his truck burst into flames in Ogies in Mpumalanga on Monday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said the truck rear-ended another car on Kendall Road and caught fire.

“The truck driver burnt beyond recognition.”

She said the occupants of the other car escaped without injury. - Sapa