Byline: Andani Matumba

Monday, 06 March 2023

KwaZulu-Natal – At 07H40 Monday morning a fatal accident took place on the M41 East Bound in Umhlanga Ridge, Durban.

Reports allege that a truck driver lost control travelling down the road when he ploughed through morning traffic. 

Netcare 911 was Emer-G-Med paramedics, SAPS, Durban Metropolitan SAR, Ethekwini Fire and Rescue were summoned to the scene of the pile-up accident.

Medics assessed the scene and found twenty two patients, who had sustained injuries ranging from serious to minor injuries.

Many patients had been transported privately prior to the arrival of emergency services.

A Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift pregnant patients from the scene.

The scene is still active and an update is pending.