Mechanic In His 20’s Killed When Truck He Was Working On, Rolled Backwards

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A mechanic in his twenties has been killed whilst working on a truck in Vialls Place, Clare Estate Durban around 11:30am today.

Rescue Care and EMRS Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the man still entrapped under the truck. The man had been working on the truck when the truck rolled backwards.


The Durban Fire Department had to use hydraulic equipment to lift the truck up to free the man. Unfortunately due to the severe injuries he had sustained the man had passed away before paramedics had arrived and he was declared deceased on the scene.

Sydenham SAPS were on scene and will be investigating further.

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