News 7.7.2017 10:59 am

Three people killed in a horrific accident

Rescue personnel had to use the Jaws of Life to free two of the passengers. PHOTO: Crisis Medical

Rescue personnel had to use the Jaws of Life to free two of the passengers. PHOTO: Crisis Medical

Reports from the scene indicate a VW GTI crashed into the back of a stationary truck.

Three people were killed in a horrific accident on Chris Hani R0ad, in the North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Nick Dollman said the accident occurred just before the Effingham Road intersection on Thursday night, Northglen News reported.

Reports from the scene indicate a VW GTI crashed into the back of a stationary truck.

“It is unclear what caused the accident. There were four people in the vehicle which collided with the truck.

“The driver, a man who was 23-years-old was killed as well as a passenger in the backseat. The Jaws of Life had to be used to free the remaining passengers,” he said.

Kyle van Reenen of Crisis Medical confirmed that two of the occupants were declared dead on the scene.

The third person died after being transported to hospital.

“The cause of the collision is unknown and will form subject of a South African Police Services investigation,” he said.

Caxton News Service

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