14 Apr 2018, Cato Ridge, KwaZulu Natal: A man, believed to be in his 30's, was killed this evening when his bakkie rear-ended a vehicle-recovery truck on the N3 highway near the Cato Ridge turnoff in Cato Ridge, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 Paramedics were returning to their branch when they were flagged down by motorists.
On scene, paramedics found the truck and bakkie on the side of the road. The body of a man, believed to be in his 30's, was found lying trapped inside the wrecked bakkie.
Paramedics assessed the entrapped man and found that he had already succumbed to his numerous, fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
The driver of the truck fortunately escaped injury. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.