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Durban - A woman died and five other people were injured in a single vehicle accident on the M19 near Blair Atholl Road in Westville in Durban in the early hours of Saturday morning, paramedics said.

Rescue Care paramedics arrived on the scene just after 4am to find the vehicle on its roof, Rescue Care spokesman Garrith Jamieson said.

A woman, who was believed to have been ejected from the vehicle, had sustained major injuries, and unfortunately there was nothing more paramedics could do for her and she was declared deceased on the scene.

Five other occupants had sustained various injuries and were stabilised on the scene before being transported to various Durban hospitals for the further care that they required. At this stage, the events leading up to the crash were unknown, Jamieson said.

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African News Agency (ANA)