CHESTERVILLE – Eight people were seriously injured after their vehicle lost control and rolled several times on the N2 near Chesterville just after 8:30am today.
Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the single vehicle had rolled several times ejecting the passengers over the busy freeway. Paramedics immediately called for ambulance assistance and assessed the scene. The driver was entrapped in the wreckage and paramedics together with fire fighters worked to free the man. Seven other passengers were found with injuries ranging from minor to critical. After the injured were stabilised on the scene they were transported to various Durban hospitals for further care.
At this stage it is unclear what caused the accident however the necessary authorities were on scene and will be investigating further.