One killed, 13 injured in Umtentweni horror crash

STATEMENT BY NETCARE 911:

At 08H30 Thursday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the R102 Umtentweni.

Reports from the scene indicate that a bus, truck and a light motor vehicle were involved in a collision.

Thirteen patients sustained injuries ranging from mild to serious, another person was tragically declared deceased on the scene.

The Fire and Rescue Services used the “Jaws of Life” to free one of the occupants of the light motor vehicle.

An Air ambulance was called to the scene to airlift a critically injured patient to a specialised hospital.

All the patients were treated on scene by various ambulance services and were transported to hospital for further treatment.

All necessary authorities were on scene to investigate.

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