• All Share : 51200.5697
    UP 0.97%
    Top40 - (Tradeable) : 45002.3968
    UP 1.06%
    Financial 15 : 16355.2749
    UP 1.39%
    Industrial 25 : 64431.1762
    UP 1.14%
    Resource 10 : 41493.345
    UP 0.50%

  • ZAR/USD : 11.6
    UP 0.19%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.513
    UP 0.13%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.0582
    DOWN -0.05%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0979
    DOWN -0.10%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.1075
    DOWN -0.27%

  • Gold US$/oz : 1283.9
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1254.63
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Silver US$/oz : 17.99
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Palladium US$/oz : 795.95
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Brent Crude : 48.45
    UNCHANGED0.00%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by Profile Data
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Thu Jan 29 08:19:47 SAST 2015

Truck plunges into harbour, driver killed

Nivashni Nair | 07 January, 2013 00:14
Durban harbour

A container truck driver was killed when his vehicle plunged into Durban harbour yesterday afternoon.

Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said the man was believed to have lost control of the truck, which plunged off the wharf and smashed into the side of a ship before sinking in the harbour.

"Police search and rescue divers recovered the man's body," he said.

NSRI Durban Station commander Clifford Ireland said: "Police are in the process of recovering the truck and have opened an inquest docket."

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.