One man died and twenty other people were injured after a car crash involving a fully loaded bakkie on Tuesday at Ntabavombu, KwaZulu-Natal.
The vehicle overturned fatally injuring the man and causing serious injuries to the rest of the bakkie open trunk passengers. The traffic police say the crash happened at around midday.
It is reported that the bakkie driver had lost control of his vehicle and it veered off the road turning onto its side. The occupants were thrown out of the vehicle.
The paramedics who had responded to the accident found two patients with critical injuries, five with serious injuries, and thirteen others with minor injuries.
The authorities were on the scene investigating the matter.