Five killed in Westville crash
Paramedics say several occupants were trapped inside the vehicle while others were found lying outside.
JOHANNESBURG - Five people have been killed and four others injured when the car they were travelling in crashed into the centre median and rolled down an embankment on the N3 highway in Westville, Durban.
Paramedics say they found the vehicle overturned when they arrived on scene.
They say several occupants were trapped inside the vehicle while others were found lying outside.
ER24 says rescue services had to use jaws-of-life to free the deceased from the vehicle.
Spokesperson Russel Meiring said: ”Paramedics assessed the patients and found that five had sustained fatal injuries. The other four had sustained injuries ranging from serious to critical. The exact cause of this collision is not yet known, local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.”