Five people die after two vehicles crash in KZN

2020-02-01 20:28


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Five people have died and two others were critically injured following a crash between a bakkie and a car outside Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, on Saturday afternoon.

KZN Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Robert McKenzie said the crash happened on the N11 between Ladysmith and Newcastle.

"About 10 kilometres outside Newcastle, in the direction of Ladysmith, there was a crash involving a bakkie and a car. Tragically, there have been several fatalities as a result of the crash.

"Four people died at the scene of the crash, while one patient died shortly after arriving at hospital. Two patients are still in a critical condition," McKenzie said.

He said the exact circumstances of the crash are not known at this stage and is being investigated by police.

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