Woman dies in Durban crash

2013-11-03 09:53
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Durban - A woman died and four other people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a concrete barrier in Durban on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

The woman in her 20s died on the scene at a construction site in Umgeni Road just before the N2 bridge, said Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson.

Two of the occupants were still trapped in the wreckage when the paramedics arrived and the Jaws of Life were used to free them.

"A young lady who had been ejected from the wreckage had sustained fatal injuries and had passed away before the paramedics arrived," he said.

The injured were treated on the scene before they were transported to a nearby hospital.

It was not yet known what caused the accident.

Police were investigating, said Jamieson.

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