One man killed, four injured in collision on the N3 near the Shongweni off-ramp


ER24 Paramedics attended this accident scene.

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One man has been killed and four others injured after two vehicles collided on the N3 near the Shongweni off-ramp in Shongweni, KwaZulu Natal.

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene and found both light motor vhicles on the side of the road. Both vehicles had sustained a large amount of damage in the collision.

On inspection, paramedics found the body of a man lying in the slow lane of the road. Unfortunately, the man had already succumbed to his multiple, fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for the patient and he was declared dead on the scene.

Four other men were found on the scene. Two were found seated inside one light motor vehicle while the remaining two were found seated on the embankment.

Paramedics assessed the four patients and found that they had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate.

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The patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported to RK Khan Hospital for further treatment.

It is understod that one of the light motor vehicles had broken down in the slown lane when it was rear-ended by the second vehicle.

Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Russel Meiring, ER24 Spokesperson

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