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Truck driver injured as tanker explodes on N2 near Durban

A truck driver was injured after a petrol tanker caught alight on the N2 northbound near Durban on Sunday afternoon. Gareth Jamieson of ALS Paramedics said they were called to assist just after 1 pm on the N2 northbound before Spaghetti Junction near Chesterville.

“On arrival, paramedics found multiple fire engines on the scene tackling the blaze. ALS Paramedics were shown to the driver who had sustained minor injuries. He was stabilised on the scene before being transported to a nearby hospital,” said Jamieson.

He said the cause of the fire was not yet known, and would be investigated by the Durban Fire Department and SAPS.

The route was closed for emergency services to deal with the situation. Durban metro police have urged motorists to use alternative routes.

In other news – Ryan O’Neal’s cause of death revealed

Ryan O’Neal’s cause of death has just been revealed. According to The Blast, who obtained the actor’s death certificate, O’Neal died of congestive heart failure. The outlet also noted that the Love Story star suffered from cardiomyopathy for years. The Mayo Clinic notes cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle that makes it harder for the heart to pump blood to the rest of the body, which can lead to heart failure.

O’Neal died at St. John’s Medical in Los Angeles, his death certificate shows. There were no other contributing factors that led to his death, and he was buried at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park. Read More

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