Two dead and 11 badly injured as truck hits cow

TWO people were killed and 11 others injured when the truck they were travelling in hit a cow on the N1 highway near Barrage Road in Vereeniging yesterday.

TWO people were killed and 11 others injured when the truck they were travelling in hit a cow on the N1 highway near Barrage Road in Vereeniging yesterday.

"It is understood that a truck collided with a cow and another truck tried to avoid the collision when the driver apparently lost control over his vehicle," ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said in a statement.

He said the truck overturned several times and landed in a nearby veld.

Vermaak said two people died, one man suffered head injuries and four others various injuries. Six suffered minor injuries. All were taken to Hospital. - Sapa

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