Four people have been killed in a crash in Greytown. Picture: Supplied
Four people have been killed in a crash in Greytown. Picture: Supplied

Mother and child among those killed in Greytown crash

By Jolene Marriah-Maharaj Time of article published Dec 2, 2021

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DURBAN: A mother and her child were among the four people killed in a crash in Greytown on Thursday.

According to Robert McKenzie of KZN Emergency Medical Services, there was a collision between a truck and a car.

“Tragically four people sustained fatal injuries including a mother and child.

“Paramedics treated three people at the scene for critical injuries and transported them to hospital for continued medical care.”

McKenzie said the cause of the crash was being investigated by police.

A case of culpable homicide is being investigated by Greytown SAPS. It is alleged that today at 11:00, a truck collided into four vehicles whilst driving through Greytown CBD along Durban Street. The truck collided into vehicles that were parked along the road as well as local vendors. Four people died at the scene while others sustained injuries. the matter is still under investigation.

Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a case of culpable homicide is being investigated by Greytown SAPS.

“It is alleged that today at 11:00, a truck collided into four vehicles whilst driving through Greytown CBD along Durban Street.

“The truck collided into vehicles that were parked along the road as well as local vendors. Four people died at the scene while others sustained injuries. The matter is still under investigation.”

Earlier today, in a separate incident, a person was burnt beyond recognition following a crash on the N2 highway between KwaMashu and Umhlanga.

Netcare 911 Shawn Herbst said there was a collision between a bakkie and a car which had been travelling in opposite directions.

The driver of the car was burnt beyond recognition while the driver of the bakkie was treated at the scene by advanced life-support paramedics and taken to hospital.

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