27 Nov 2017, Durban: A school girl in her matric year has been killed and another seriously injured after a vehicle collided into them whilst they were walking home on the Pavement after completing their final Matric paper at a nearby High School. The accident occurred on the M7 East Bound opposite Southway Mall.
One young lady had suffered major injuries and there was nothing more Paramedics could do and she was declared deceased on the scene.
The second matriculant had sustained serious injuries and was stabilised on the scene by Advanced Life Support Paramedics before being transported to a nearby hospital for the further care that she required.
An adult male was also struck and sustained moderate injuries. He was also treated on scene before being transported to a nearby hospital. The driver sustained minor injuries.
The events leading up to the single vehicle losing control and colliding into the pedestrians is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.