Four people survived a very serious collision between a truck and two cars on the N2 north between Sunningdale and Umhlanga North of Durban.

Netcare 911 responded to the accident at 12H26 on Friday afternoon to find total carnage on thr scene.

Reports from the scene indicate that a truck and two cars were involved in a collision resulting in the truck leaving the road coming to rest down an embankment.

One person from the car and one person from the truck had sustained critical injuries and were treated on the scene by Emergency Care Practitioners.

Two occupants from the truck were treated on the scene while Rescue Services used hydraulic tools to free them from the wreckage.

A fourth patient from one of the light motor vehicles had sustained moderate injuries.

Once stabilised all the patients were transported by various ambulance services to hospital for further treatment.

All necessary authorities were on scene.