Six people have been killed in a crash between a truck and several vehicles on a district road at Cato Ridge. The crash happened near the Umsunduzi Clinic in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

KwaZulu-Natal emergency services spokesperson, Robert Mackenzie, says eight people who sustained injuries will be transported to hospital for further medical care. He says police are investigating the cause of the collision.

“There has been a crash involving a truck and several motor vehicles. Tragically a sixth person has just passed away due to the serious crash. Paramedics from KZN EMS together with several private ambulances have treated eight patients at the scene of the crash.”