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[PIETERMARITZBURG] Woman killed, six others injured in collision

A woman was killed and six other people were left with various injuries following a collision on Church Street in Pietermaritzburg this evening.

At approximately 20:40, paramedics from ER24 and various other services attended the scene where they found two vehicle which were involved in the collision. Both vehicles were on the side of the road with severe damage. A woman, believed to be in her thirties, was found with fatal injuries. There was nothing that could be done for her and she was declared dead on the scene.

Six other people were found on the scene with moderate injuries. Two people were trapped inside one of the vehicles. The local emergency services had to extricate them from the vehicle.

The injured were later transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care. The exact circumstances surrounding the collision is not yet known.