One person has died and another is in a critical condition after a bakkie crashed into a tree on the R102 between Ballito and Tongaat in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
The exact detail to the cause of the accident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
When Netcare911 paramedics arrived on scene, we found that the driver of the bakkie had already died due to the extensive injuries he sustained.
The man was declared dead on scene by paramedics.
The passenger , who is in a critical condition – was stabilised on scene and transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.
This accident happened during the early hours of Saturday morning at about 01h30.