WATCH: New Year’s Day road traffic accidents keep emergency services busy

By 15:00, three accidents - one fatal - had been reported in the region.

Three people lost their lives and three sustained serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident on the N2 in the Mtubatuba on Saturday.

A bakkie carrying passengers reportedly lost control.

The accident occurred at about 14:00.

The injured patients were treated on scene before being transported to hospital for further medical care.

In Richards Bay, one person sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle roll-over on the R619 between the eNseleni bridge and Aquadene robots.

The accident occurred at about midday.

Emergency services were on scene to treat the injured patient.

At about 14:15, two vehicles collided on the John Ross at the Greenhills intersection on the Meerensee-bound carriageway.

All emergency services attended, including City of uMhlathuze Fire and Rescue, but injuries did not appear to be too serious.

 

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