Man dies in ‘freak accident’ involving tractor in Emfuleni

March 28, 2019

VANDERBIJLAPRK - A man was killed in a “freak accident” while driving a grass-cutting tractor. According to Emfuleni municipal spokesperson, Stanley Gaba, it is believed that the vehicle’s tyre burst, “with the resulting pressure causing fatal injuries”. The man was employed by a company contracted by the Emfuleni Local Municipality to cut grass at Caravan Park in Vanderbijlpark. Police and municipal officials were at the scene to conduct preliminary investigations. Gaba said further investigations by the police, the labour department and the Municipality are under way to determine the cause of the accident.
PHOTO: (Vaalweekblad)




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