Durban driver killed after tree falls on car

Durban driver killed after tree falls on car

Durban - A man was killed in a freak accident in Westville, Durban on Saturday afternoon when a tree fell on top of his vehicle, while he was driving.

The man was apparently travelling on Essex Terrace when the large tree fell. 

Unconfirmed reports suggested that tree fellers who were in the area, had been cutting down trees on the side of the road when the accident occured. 

Meanwhile, ER24 said they arrived on the scene to find the man had died in the vehicle and that his body was trapped in the car. 

"Sadly, there was nothing that they could do for him and he was declared dead on the scene," ER24 said in a statement.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

Photo Caption: Police and emergency services attend the accident scene where a man lost his life when a tree fell on his car. Credit: ER24

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