Driver dead after car slams into Pinetown bridge
PINETOWN – A man believed to be in his 30s, was killed this morning after his motor vehicle crashed into a bridge on Mahogany Road in Pinetown.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 6.42am to find the wrecked light motor vehicle lying on the grassy embankment.
On closer inspection, paramedics found the driver lying inside the vehicle. After he was carefully extricated from the vehicle and upon medical assessment, it was confirmed that the man had already succumbed to his multiple, fatal injuries. Nothing more could be done for the patient and he was declared dead on the scene.
It is understood that the driver lost control of the vehicle as he drove around the corner, causing the vehicle to slam into the bridge.
The wet roads was believed to be a contributing factor to the cause of the collision.
Local authorities will be investigating further.