Truck topples into Princes Street Canal

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedMinibus, taxi collide on Mandela Avenue – bus ends up in trenchJanuary 8, 2017In “Local News”One year jail for man who stole pigMarch 4, 2014In “Crime”Car ends up in trench, after colliding with minibusSeptember 8, 2013In “Local News” The driver of a heavy-duty truck was extremely lucky to emerge unscathed after his vehicle toppled into the Princes Street Canal on Sunday afternoon, breaking a pipeline and leaving scores without water.According to residents, the driver swerved to avoid an oncoming car and ended up in the trench near 17-17 Princes Street around 12:00hrs, partly as a result of the degraded road shoulder.They say the road shoulder was almost non-existent after desilting and other drainage works were done in the area.The truck was pulled from the trench later that afternoon.

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