Accident in South Africa leaves seven dead


Seven people have been killed in a vehicle crash in Durban on Tuesday morning, according to paramedics.

One person who sustained very serious injuries was admitted to a nearby hospital.

Garrith Jamieson of Rescue Care paramedics told Xinhua that when paramedics arrived at the scene of the accident, which is on the M19 Umgeni interchange, they found eight people trapped inside the wreckage.

“It’s not clear where they were travelling to,” said Jamieson.

He said at this stage, the cause of the accident remains unclear. Police are investigating the matter.

Last month, the transport minister noted a huge reduction in road accidents since nationwide lockdown measures were imposed at the end of March. Enditem


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