KwaZulu Natal (KZN) accident on the M19 on Umgeni Road flyover claims seven people on Tuesday morning. The cause of the horror crush is being investigated.
Rescue Care paramedics official Garrith Jamieson, reveals that it looks like the vehicle lost control around a curve and rolled several times just around 6am.
The accident took place on the M19 Umgeni Interchange joining the N2 north bound.
He said that several emergency services arrived on scene and found 8 people entrapped in the wreckage.
Jamieson said the Jaws of Life and other hydraulic equipment had to be used to free the occupants from the vehicle.
“At this stage seven people have lost their lives and one person has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.”
Jamieson said the scene was still active and SAPS and Metro police were on scene to investigate further.
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He added that traffic was severely affected and urged motorist to use alternative routes.
Seven people killed in KwaZulu Natal horror accident