Bakkie driver killed in collision with truck

A motorist was killed in a collision between a small bakkie and a truck and trailer on the R75 outside Uitenhage on Wednesday afternoon.
Uitenhage police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart said the accident took place at about 1.30pm.
“It is alleged that a truck with a trailer, which was transporting a container, and a white Nissan Champ collided on the R75, just outside Uitenhage.
“The truck overturned and blocked the road.”
She said the man driving the bakkie, whose details had not been confirmed, died, while the truck driver was not seriously injured.
A culpable homicide docket has been opened in connection with the death.

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