A man involved in a collision at the corner of Church and East streets in Pietermaritzburg this morning was sadly declared dead in hospital.
ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found that a vehicle had crashed into a light pole. The driver was found unresponsive in the vehicle.
CPR and other advanced life support interventions were initiated.
The man believed to be about 60 years of age was transported to hospital.
However, despite all efforts to save the man, he sadly died.
It is suspected that the man may have had a medical emergency prior to the crash.
The exact cause of the incident however, is unknown. Authorities were on scene.
Chitra Bodasing Harduth