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Truck driver assaulted after man dies in crash

A man died after a collision between a truck and a car at the intersection of Addo and Maku roads
FATAL CRASH: A man died after a collision between a truck and a car at the intersection of Addo and Maku roads
Image: PAUL FLEET/123RF

A 28-year-old man died when his car collided with a truck in Gqeberha on Thursday afternoon.

Police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart said the collision between a Volvo truck and a Mazda happen at 2.10pm at the Addo and Maku roads intersection.

Swart said the truck driver was assaulted.

Swart said the driver of the Mazda died at the scene.

“The name of the victim will be released once his next-of-kin have been notified,” she said.

Swart said the truck driver was taken from the scene with minimal injuries.

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PLEASE NOTE: An earlier version of this story indicated that Police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart said goods had been looted from the truck after the accident. This is incorrect. The Herald regrets the error. 

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