Two people have been killed in an early morning crash on the Dumisanya Makhanya Freeway just outside Claremont in Pinetown on New Years morning.
Just after 4am Rescue Care Paramedics were called to the scene to find that a vehicle had somehow lost control and come to rest on its roof in a ditch on the roadside. Paramedics assessed the scene and found that there had been seven occupants in the vehicle at the time of the collision. Unfortunately a Male and a Female believed to be in their thirties had suffered major injuries and there was nothing more anyone could do for them and they were declared deceased at the scene. A further five people had sustained various injuries and were stabilised on the scene before being transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further care that they required.
At this stage the events leading up to the single vehicle crash is unknown SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.