1 dead, 10 injured in Port Shepstone crash involving bus, truck and car

2018-08-09 10:30
KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services vehicle. (Twitter)

KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services vehicle. (Twitter)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Paramedics are on the scene of a major crash involving a bus, a truck and a car on the R102 at Umtentweni, near Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday morning.

KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Robert McKenzie said one person has died while two others were left critically injured.

McKenzie said two others had serious injuries and six people sustained minor injuries.

"There were a total of 17 patients…on the bus who have not sustained injuries and were not transported to hospital."

One of the critically injured people was airlifted to hospital.

McKenzie said the exact cause of the crash was not immediately known.

The road has since been closed.

Read more on:    durban  |  crashes  |  accidents

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.