Durban - Two men were killed and one was injured when a truck overturned in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday, paramedics said.

A fire broke out when the truck overturned on the N3 south-bound near the Ultra City, said Emergency Medical Services spokesman Robert McKenzie.

The fire was extinguished by other passing truck drivers.

The injured man was assessed on the scene and had sustained minor injuries.

Mckenzie said the cause of the accident was not known and local authorities were investigating. - Sapa