Durban - A man burnt to death when his car rear-ended a truck and burst into flames in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Tuesday.

The accident happened on Monday night on the N2 North near King Shaka airport, said Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha.

“The man was trapped in the car and burnt to death.”

No one was hurt in the truck, said Botha.

The cause of the accident was not known. - Sapa