Seven people were killed in a head-on motor vehicle accident involving a Toyota Etios as well as a Toyota Hilux on Saturday afternoon, at KwaZulu Natal.

“The high impact collision on the N2 near the Tugela bridge, has left bodies on both North and South bound lane,” IPSS Medical Rescue spokesperson, Paul Herbst confirmed.

“It’s alleged that the driver of the Toyota Etios lost control of his vehicle colliding head-on on with a Toyota Hilux.”

It is reported that the occupant of the Hilux bakkie sustained minor injuries.

Herbst said the severity and degree of impact was such that people sustained traumatic, lethal injuries.

“The roadway was obstructed for a period of time while emergency teams worked on the scene,” he said.

Authorities were on scene. Traffic was diverted,and the highway was closed.

-Daily Sun & News24





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