STATEMENT BY KWAZULU PRIVATE AMBULANCE:
On Saturday afternoon, Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to the R61 between Ramsgate and Southbroom for reports of a collision.
When emergency services arrived they found that three vehicles had been involved in a collision.
Paramedics quickly assessed the scene and found three occupants that had sustained critical injuries, three occupants that had sustained serious injuries and two occupants that had sustained minor injuries.
Paramedics stabilized the patients on scene before being transported to hospital.
Sadly on scene a further four occupants had sustained fatal injuries and succumbed to their injuries before emergency services arrived.
At hospital one of the critically injured patients deteriorated, and despite the efforts of the doctor’s, the patient was declared dead.
The cause of the collision is not known but authorities are investigating.