13 private security officers injured in car crash on Durban highway



Thirteen security officers have been injured in a car accident.

The thirteen private security officers who were travelling along the Durban highway on Tuesday were involved in a car accident.

This happened when the service vehicle they were travelling in overturned on a Durban highway on Tuesday.

Leon Fourie, Life Response 24/7 spokesperson, said paramedics dispatched to the M7 highway where the accident occurred found the vehicle lying on its roof because of the effect of the overturn.

“Thirteen people who were seated in the load area of the vehicle at the time of the incident, sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate,” he said.

Fourie said they were treated and stabilised immediately on the scene before they were transported to nearby hospitals.

“The cause of the incident is unclear and will form the subject of a police investigation,” he said.

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