One person was killed, and five others injured, after the driver of the bakkie they were travelling in lost control while exiting the R614 in Bhamsela, northern KwaZulu-Natal.
According to paramedics, the bakkie veered off the road while taking a bend and collided with a cement structure in a sugar cane field on Wednesday.
“Two passengers sustained critical injuries and (three) moderate. One passenger sustained a fatal injury,” IPSS Medical Rescue spokesperson Paul Herbst said in a statement.
“IPSS Medical Rescue paramedics, with the assistance of Lenmed paramedics, worked together to stabilise the injured, before being transported to various facilities,” Herbst added.