[DURBAN] – Six killed, several others injured in freak accident.
Six men have been killed and several others injured this afternoon in a freak accident on Bayhead Road in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found rescue teams already in attendance, situated near a sewer pit.
Rescue teams had already retrieved the bodies of six men from the sewer pit. Paramedics assessed all six men and found that they showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the men and they were declared dead on the scene.
Several other patients were found on the scene with minor injuries.
The patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported to various hospitals in the area for further treatment.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities are on the scene for further investigations.