7 killed, 4 critically injured in crash near Royal Natal National Park

2018-03-06 13:36
Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg – Seven people were killed and four others injured when a car collided with a bakkie on Tuesday, paramedics said.

"There has been a tragic crash which occurred on the R74 between Bergville and Harrismith, near the Royal National Park turn-off," said KwaZulu-Natal EMS spokesperson Robert McKenzie.

"Tragically, we have seven fatalities. They passed away at the scene of the crash. Four people sustained critical injuries and were treated by KwaZulu-Natal EMS, before being transported to hospital."  

The exact cause of the accident was not known, said McKenzie.

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