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Four people were burnt to death following a collision between a bakkie and lorry outside Eston, South of Camperdown

Four people were burnt to death following a collision between a bakkie and lorry outside Eston, South of Camperdown

Four people have burnt to death entrapped in their bakkie following a collision with a lorry near the intersection of the R603 and R624 outside Eston, South of Camperdown this evening.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 18:46, just behind the Fire Department. Both the bakkie and lorry were on fire in the middle of the road. The four occupants of the bakkie were found entrapped and burnt beyond recognition.

The driver of the lorry, a male in his 30s, had suffered serious injuries, was treated and transported by another service to Northdale hospital. ER24 medics were assisting with extraction and declarations at the time of this report.

It is unknown as to the exact cause of this horrific incident, but the South African Police Services were on the scene for further investigations.

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