One dead, 16 injured in P200 road accident

2015-07-09 06:00
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One person was killed in the crash.

PHOTO: kzn ems One person was killed in the crash.

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ONE person has been killed and 16 injured in a crash on the P200 road

The young man died when a minibus overturned on the road near Gamalakhe, just after 8am on Tuesday.

Emergency services, including paramedics from KZN EMS, attended the incident.

Paramedics from several ambulance services, treated the 16 surviving patients, this included one who had been trapped inside the overturned vehicle.

She was freed by fire fighters from Hibiscus Coast Fire and Rescue.

Three patients had sustained serious injuries, while the remaining 13 patients sustained relatively minor injuries.

The patients were stabilised at the scene before being transported to hospitals in the area, including Gamalakhe Clinic and Murchison Hospital.

The police are investigating the circumstances resulting in the crash.

- Supplied

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