Seven people have been left dead and one seriously injured following a car crash on the N2 in the vicinity of Inanda Road in eThekwini.
According to KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Robert McKenzie, the eight were all travelling in a light motor vehicle when the accident took place at around 06:00 on Tuesday morning.
No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
“There has been a serious and tragic crash. Paramedics are still at the scene and treated one person for serious injuries.”
McKenzie said in a separate incident on the opposite carriageway a pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle.
“The exact circumstances… are not known at this stage and will be investigated by the police,” McKenzie said.