Crash on Edendale Road in Pietermaritzburg leaves one dead

One person tragically died and another was critically injured after a truck and a car collided along Edendale Road Pietermaritzburg this afternoon. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found the roadway obstructed with accident debris and the twisted frames of the vehicles. After triaging medics found a man at the scene that had tragically died due to the extensive injuries that he sustained, according to bystanders a critically injured patient was removed from the scene by private transport before our arrival.