2 killed in Maphumulo accident

Johannesburg - Two people were killed in an accident near Maphumulo on Saturday, said the KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services.

KZN EMS spokesperson Robert Mckenzie said sixteen other people sustained serious injuries.

They were all travelling in a 10-seater vehicle.

"Paramedics arrived on scene to discover that tragically two people had sustained fatal injuries, while another 16 patients had sustained mostly serious injuries," said Mckenzie.

The injured were stabilised and treated on the scene before being transported to Maphumulo hospital.

The cause of the accident was unclear.