Six killed in KZN crash

Kwa-Zulu Natal

Durban - Six people died and three others were critically injured when a bakkie overturned near Swartberg, in south western KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said on Wednesday.

The bakkie overturned on Tuesday night on the R617 between Underberg and Swartberg, emergency medical services spokesman Robert Mckenzie said.

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Four people died on the scene and two others died on arrival at a hospital in Kokstad.

“Patients who had sustained serious and critical injuries were treated on scene before being rushed to hospital.”

The cause of the accident was not known. - Sapa

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