20 Apr 2018, Rivonia, Johannesburg: A man was killed on Thursday afternoon following a collision between a truck and light motor vehicle on the N1 Highway near the Rivonia off-ramp in Johannesburg.
ER24 Paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene to find a large truck in the two right-hand lanes on the northbound highway. A light motor vehicle was found parked a short distance away.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered the body of the truck driver, a man, lying in the fast lane of the southbound highway.
It is understood that the truck had collided with a light motor vehicle on the northbound highway. The truck driver was then ejected onto the southbound highway where he was then hit by another light motor vehicle.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
A driver of one of the light motor vehicles was assessed and found to have sustained moderate injuries. He was treated and transported by another service to a nearby hospital.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.