[PIETERMARITZBURG] – Head-on collision leaves one dead.
A 49-year-old man was killed this morning following a head-on collision between a light motor vehicle and a bus on the Alan Paton Road in Pietermaritzburg.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 08h05 to find the bus and light motor vehicle in the middle of the road.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics found a man lying in the front seat of the light motor vehicle, motionless.
The man was assessed and found to have sustained numerous, fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
Fortunately, no passengers from the bus sustained any injuries. Three, suffering from shock, were later transported to hospital.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.