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One dead, two injured after car collides with truck on R31

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A 54-year-old man died and two people were injured when a car collided with a truck on the R31 just outside Ulco on Monday.

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A 54-YEAR-old male driver of a Nissan Almera died on the scene, while his wife and his father were transported to a hospital for medical treatment, after his car collided with a truck on the R31 just outside Ulco on Monday.

It is believed that the truck was overtaking the Almera that started straddling lanes.

The Almera ended up under the truck and was dragged for a few metres.

The Delportshoop police are investigating a culpable homicide case following the accident.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Sergio Kock said the accident happened 5km outside Ulco at about 2.40am, when a truck collided with a Nissan Almera on the R31.

“The truck driver escaped unscathed,” said Kock.

Anyone with information regarding the incident can call Detective Warrant Officer Jim Williams on 082 448 4850.

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