Durban – Four people were killed and one was left seriously injured after a light motor vehicle and an SUV crashed head-on on the N3 near Nottingham Road in the Midlands area in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday afternoon.
Russel Meiring, ER24 spokesperson said ER24 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene of the incident at 1.34pm.
Meiring said paramedics found the light motor vehicle in the centre medium while the SUV had stopped in the middle of the road. Debris from both vehicles was scattered across the road.
“When paramedics inspected the vehicles, they found two men lying trapped and motionless in the light motor vehicle. Two women were also found lying trapped and motionless in the front of the SUV. A third woman was found lying outside the vehicle a short distance away,” said Meiring. Article continues below…
“Unfortunately, all four patients had already succumbed to their multiple injuries. Nothing more could be done for them and they were declared dead,” he continued.
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He said the third woman had sustained many injuries and was in a critical condition. She was treated for her injuries, given advanced life support interventions and transported to a nearby hospital.
The cause of the accident is not known but police are conducting investigations.