Truck rolls, crushes bystander

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A man was critically injured this morning by a rolling vehicle on the R618, outside of Mtubatuba.

Reports from the scene of the incident indicate that a bystander was crushed by the wheels of a small truck when the driver of the vehicle accidentally disengaged his handbrake at around 10am.

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The injured man, said to be 34-years old, was standing behind the truck.

His legs were crushed by the tyres.

‘He was treated on the scene by our advanced life support paramedics, before being hospitalized in a serious condition,’ said Shawn Herbst of Netcare 911.

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