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Fatal road crash on Umheni and Churchill road in Windermere has claimed one life and injured several others

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A fatal crash on Saturday morning involving a taxi and a light delivery vehicle on Umheni Road and Churchill road both in Windermere has claimed one life and left several others injured.

On arriving at the scene of the crash KZN VIP Medicals said they met a taxi that had collided with a light delivery vehicle before overturning it multiple times and ejecting some of its passengers before coming to rest on its roof.

Multiple people were found entrapped in the taxi as well as lying on the roadway and immediately more ambulances, as well as Advanced Life Support Paramedics, were dispatched to the scene.

Reports also say that one lady believed to be in her twenties had sustained fatal injuries and there was nothing more Paramedics could do for her and she was declared deceased on the scene.

Twelve others who sustained injuries ranging from moderate to serious were stabilized on the scene by paramedics before being transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further treatment that they required.

The exact events leading up to the accident are unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further

 

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