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[LADYSMITH] One killed, multiple injured in collision

One person sustained fatal injuries and fifteen others sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate following a collision between a bakkie, taxi and light motor vehicle on the N11 Newcastle road just outside of Ladysmith CBD this afternoon.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 15h30, they found most of the patients walking around at the scene. Upon further assessment, they found the driver of one of the vehicles still inside and showing no signs of life. He was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

Fifteen others were found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries and were treated at the scene before being transported to hospital by ER24 and various other medical services at the scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known to our paramedics.