Man dies as water tank falls on him

Mpho Raborife, News24

Durban - A man was killed when a water tank fell on his head at a house in Amanzimtoti on Wednesday morning, paramedics said.

Paramedics were called to a house in Illovo Beach, Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, where the man was staying, around 09:00, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

A water tank on the roof of an outside toilet had filled with rain. It became too heavy and crashed through the roof.

The man from Benoni, Gauteng, was on holiday. He died at the scene.