One dead, dozen injured in Durban accidents

2018-01-21 11:07


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

Durban - A man has died and a dozen other people were left injured after various crashes on roads in Durban over the weekend, said paramedics.

The man who died was involved in a head-on collision in Shallcross on Saturday night – which left "total chaos" in its wake, said Rescue Care’s operations director Garrith Jamieson.

"Two vehicles lay extensively damaged. Two occupants were severely entrapped in the one vehicle."

Four people were stabilised on the scene before being taken to hospital.

In a separate accident, five people were injured after the driver of the vehicle they were travelling in lost control, causing it to roll and come to rest on its roof.

The accident occurred on the M7 east-bound near Sarnia Road on Sunday morning.

Meanwhile, earlier in central Durban, on the corner of Stanger Street and Argyle Road, two people were injured after their vehicles collided at a T-junction. They sustained minor injuries.

On Friday, a cyclist sustained moderate injuries after colliding with a vehicle. She was rushed to hospital.

Read more on:    durban  |  crash  |  road accident

Join the conversation! 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 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.