Four burn to death after bakkie and truck collide in KZN

2019-05-15 09:25
Four burnt to death while entrapped in a bakkie following a collision with a lorry

Four burnt to death while entrapped in a bakkie following a collision with a lorry (Ross Campbell, ER24)

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Four people were burnt to death while trapped in a bakkie that collided with a truck outside Eston, KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.

The collision occurred near the intersection of the R603 and R624.

"ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 18:46, just behind the fire department. Both the bakkie and lorry were on fire in the middle of the road.

"The four occupants of the bakkie were found trapped and burnt beyond recognition," ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell said in a statement on Tuesday.

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The driver of the truck, who was in his 30s, was transported to Northdale Hospital for further medical care.

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