Four lives lost in two-truck collision in Tarlton



Four men have lost their lives in a two-truck collision on the R24 in Tarlton, Johannesburg.

This tragic incident happened on Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred when the victim’s truck crashed into the side of a larger truck.

According to ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring, its paramedics and Johannesburg emergency services team arrived the scene at 8am.

The tipper truck was at the center of the road, while the larger truck was found parked a short distance away.

“The cab of the tipper truck had been ripped off in the collision.

“Medics found two men lying trapped inside the cab of the tipper truck while two others were found lying a short distance away.”

“Unfortunately, all four men had already succumbed to their injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.”

However, they reported that the Larger truck driver escaped injury.

He added that the Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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