Driver loses control of truck on R570

Mr Victor Mashimbyi assessing the damage to the truck. Foto: Cloudette Aspden

MALALANE – No one was injured when a truck overturned on the R570 on Friday. The driver, Mr Victor Mashimbyi, and two co-drivers, Mr Prince Nkambule and Mr Mandla Maziya, were on their way to Schoemansdal when Mashimbyi lost control of the vehicle. According to Nkambule, they noticed the turn-off they were supposed to take, to Malalane Kruger gate, too late.

“He (Mashimbyi) quickly hit the brakes and tried to make a quick left turn, and that is when he lost control and the truck overturned,” said Nkambule.

The traffic department, SAPS, security companies as well as Swift Nkomazi arrived on the scene shortly after. The turn-off was closed to traffic for almost four hours and traffic had to be redirected until the scene was cleared.

  AUTHOR
Bombi Mavundza

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

Top
Recommended Story x
Seniors kuier ñ hond uit ñ bos uit

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Barberton Times
Corridor Gazette
Hazyview Herald
Lowvelder
Mpumalanga News
Nelspruit Post
Steelburger News
White River Post


Your details:


Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)
Other