Traffic Accident in South Africa caused 14 deaths and 1 serious injury
Johannesburg, November 10 South African police notified on the 9th that a serious traffic accident occurred on the N3 highway near Escort, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa on the evening of the 8th. A total of 14 people were killed and 1 person was seriously injured.
According to Robert Mackenzie, a spokesperson for the KwaZulu Natal Emergency Medical Service Center, who participated in the rescue, the accident occurred between 21 and 22:00 on the 8th.
Due to the dark weather, two trucks and one full of passengers There was a serious collision with the minibus. As the impact was too violent, 14 people on the minibus including the driver were killed on the spot, and one person was seriously injured.
They are currently receiving rescue in the hospital, while the two truck drivers were not injured.
As of press time, South African police are still investigating the cause of the accident.
A few days ago, with the gradual release of various bans against Coronavirus pandemic and the approach of the Christmas holiday, South African people began to travel more frequently, which directly caused the increase in the incidence of traffic accidents.
On November 8, four serious traffic accidents occurred in Gauteng province overnight, resulting in eight deaths; last month, a minibus and a truck had a serious accident in KwaZulu Natal province, causing one Many people were killed and injured, including a baby; in September, 13 people were killed in a bus accident in KwaZulu Natal province.