At 05h10 on Monday morning Netcare 911 paramedics received a call for a collision on the N2 at New England Road in Pietermaritzburg. Reports from the scene indicate that a vehicle was traveling south bound when the driver veered across the centre Median and collided with a vehicle traveling on the North bound lane.
Exact detail to the cause of the crash will form part of the South African Police investigation. Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the roadway to be littered with accident debris and the twisted frames of the vehicles, two people were found to be trapped in the twisted metal.
After the injured was examined it was found that a man and a woman both in their thirties tragically died on impact. A fifteen-year-old boy from the same vehicle was found to have sustained serious injuries while the driver of the Caravel escaped uninjured.
Medics stabilised the seriously injured boy at the scene before transporting him to a local hospital for the care that he required.