Five people have tragically been killed in a horrific crash between a truck and a car on R102 at Sunwich Port, near Port Shepstone earlier this morning.
The deceased are two women and three men, all occupants of the car.
Paramedics from the Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services and local emergency services responded to the scene just before 6 am this morning.
Nothing could be done to save all the five occupants of the car and they were declared dead on the scene.
The driver of the truck escaped injury and did not wish to be taken to the hospital.
The road was closed for hours and the exact cause of the crash is not known at this stage and the police are investigating.