One person died and six others were injured when an SUV rolled off the N3 before the Winterton/Colenso offramp earlier this evening.
ER24 paramedics, KZN EMS and other services attended to the incident.
Paramedics found the vehicle lying on its side about 50 metres away from the road in a veld.
Sadly a woman found lying near the vehicle sustained fatal injuries.
All other patients, among them a boy believed to be about four years old, sustained minor to moderate injuries. They were treated and transported to the Estcourt Provincial Hospital. The exact cause of the incident is unknown.
Authorities were on scene for further investigations.