Two killed in Pietermaritzburg crash

2014-02-08 11:02
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Pietermaritzberg - Two people were killed on the R33 near Pietermaritzburg on Saturday morning when a car and truck collided, KwaZulu-Natal emergency medical services said.

"This resulted in the car going down an embankment next to the road," spokesperson Robert McKenzie said.

"Tragically, two occupants of the car sustained fatal injuries and a third was critically injured."

McKenzie said the injured person was treated on the scene and taken to a nearby hospital.

"The road was closed due to the obstruction caused by the truck and for the safety of the emergency staff on the scene."

Police were investigating, he said.

- SAPA

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