19 Nov 2017, Durban: A fatal collision at the intersection of Alpine Road and Umgeni Road last night shorty after 22h00 has claimed the lives of two people and left several others injured.
Rescue Care paramedics were called to a serious collision last night, on arrival they found absolute carnage after two vehicles collided in a T-Bone format.
One vehicle was still on the roadway whilst the other vehicle has left the roadway and landed in a canal alongside Alpine Road.
SAPS Search and Rescue were called to the scene to assist with the rescue as the canal was approximately 10-meters below road level and the two patients in the car had sustained serious injuries.
The car that was found on the roadway was found with one deceased male, two critically injured females and another male with minor injuries. It was later found the one of the females had been declared deceased in hospital.
Following a two hour rescue to hoist the two seriously injured from the vehicle in the canal, the two patients of which one was a 15 year old boy, were the transported through to hospital for the further care they needed.