Truck driver seriously injured along R603

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A 53-year-old male truck driver was seriously injured after he was involved in a collision along the R603, Pietermaritzburg today.

This afternoon, the man was found collapsed along the road in a very serious condition as a result of the collision, which occurred after 2:00 this morning.

ER24 paramedics were told that he collapsed while he and tow company personnel were recovering the water containers that fell off the truck.

The man was treated for suspected abdominal injuries and transported to Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg for urgent medical treatment.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Luyanda Majija | Multimedia Journalist

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