Two people were injured after a heavy goods vehicle crashed against a tree on the R102 near Umhlali in KZN this afternoon.
Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found the two occupants of the vehicle still seated inside.
After assessment of the occupants it was found one person sustained serious injuries and the other person sustained critical injuries during the crash.
Both patients were treated on scene, placed on trauma boards and transported to hospital for further medical care.
Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation