1 dead, 14 injured in Pietermaritzburg accident

2015-10-25 09:38
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Johannesburg - One person died and 14 others were injured when a construction vehicle overturned on Murray Road in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday morning.

The construction vehicle was transporting 15 passengers at the time of the accident, ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said.

"When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that besides the one deceased patient, all the other injuries that were sustained ranged from minor to moderate," he said.

"ER24 treated and transported a total of eight patients to Northdale Hospital for further treatment. The other patients were transported by other services to nearby hospitals."

The cause of the accident was unknown.

Local authorities were investigating.

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