Truck driver hit and killed by passing truck in Olifantsfontein — NEWSFLASH

Truck driver hit and killed by passing truck in Olifantsfontein — NEWSFLASH”

A truck driver was killed when he was hit by a passing truck as he got off his vehicle on the R21 highway in Olifantsfontein on Monday.

Emergency services say they arrived on the scene to find the taxi lying on its side and the auto against a concrete fence a few metres away. "It is understood that the man had climbed out of his truck and was struck by the second truck", said Meiring.

Emergency services found the taxi lying on its side when they arrived at the scene at the Snel and Scott Road intersection in Rustenburg North.

"Paramedics assessed the children and found that they had already succumbed to their multiple injuries", stated Meiring.

ER24's Russel Meiring says: "Unfortunately nothing could be done for them, they were declared dead at the scene".

"There were some minor complications, as to be expected in this situation, however the child was treated on the scene and later transported to Rahima Moosa Hospital for further care".

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