Woman dies after KZN bakkie crash

2015-11-29 13:45
Newcastle bakkie crash (ER24)

Newcastle bakkie crash (ER24)

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Pietermaritzburg - A woman has died following a bakkie crash just outside Newcastle which left nine others injured, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Sunday.

- Read more: 7 children escape accident with minor injuries

Those injured were ejected from the bakkie when it crashed into a veld area off the R34 between Newcastle and Memel on Saturday night, said ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing in a statement.

Paramedics who arrived on the scene found a man and woman in a serious condition; others had sustained minor to moderate injuries. All were taken to hospital.

However, by Sunday morning, the woman had died, said Bodasing.

The cause of the accident was being investigated.

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