Trailer crash leaves one dead, fourteen injured

2010-10-14 06:47

A man was killed and fourteen other people injured when their tractor and trailer rolled down an embankment in Maphumulo, Kwazulu-Natal paramedics said today.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks said the tractor and trailer left a district road between Richmond and Umbumbulu this morning and rolled down an embankment, crushing one man.

Fourteen people were flung out of the trailer into the veld, leaving one critically injured and the others with minor injuries.

They were rushed to hospital for further treatment.

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