KZN man dies after wall falls on him due to heavy rain

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A man has died after a wall collapsed on him in the early hours of Monday morning in KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal.

The South African Weather Service expects heavy rain to continue until Wednesday over the central and eastern parts of the country.

It says there will be cold temperatures of around ten degrees in Gauteng, the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal due to the snowfall in the central part of the country.

KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Services spokesperson, Robert McKenzie says, “A man aged 22 has sadly sustained fatal injuries after a wall collapsed on him. Paramedics from KZN EMS attended the scene and found that the man had sadly sustained to his fatal injuries.”

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Meanwhile, heavy rain is causing poor visibility, leading to several crashes in KwaZulu-Natal.

Last night, three people were killed in a crash on the N2 near Hibberdene on the province’s south coast.

McKenzie says several people were treated on the scene.

“There was a crash involving two light motor vehicles. Tragically three people have sustained fatal injuries in this crash and paramedics from several ambulance services treated seven patients at the scene. The exact cause of the crash is not known at this stage and is being investigated by police,” says McKenzie.