Gauteng: At 05H48 Thursday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N1 North bound before the Allendale offramp in Vorna Valley Midrand.
Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a heavy motor vehicle transporting what appeared to be scrap metal had lost control resulting in the truck slamming into the center barrier spewing debris on both carriageways.
The truck driver who had been ejected in the crash had sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased on the scene.
One other person had sustained minor injuries and was treated on scene.
Multiple other vehicles travelling in both directions had sustained damage after being struck by flying pieces of metal.
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