LATEST UPDATES | 2 police officers ineffective after vehicle collides with truck in KZN

Two police officers were killed in a horror crash early on Tuesday.

Two police officers were killed in a alarm wreck early on Tuesday.

KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after two police officers were killed when their vehicle collided with a truck on Tuesday morning. 

Paramedics answered to the scene on the M7 Edwin Swales Pressure, where a truck and a gentle motor car had collided, and realized a man and a woman within the vehicle. 

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“Paramedics assessed the scene and realized that two police officers within the gentle motor car had sustained fatal injuries and there was once nothing more paramedics could maybe well additionally attain for them. They were declared ineffective on the scene,” said developed lifestyles give a take to paramedic Garrith Jamieson.

Jamieson said the motive force of the truck had been handled by paramedics before being transported to a successfully being center. 

SAPS spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a case of culpable homicide was once being investigated.

“It’s alleged this morning [Tuesday] at 04: 30, two police officers stationed at Cato Manor Detective Services, were utilizing on Edwin Swales Pressure when their car was once struck by a truck that failed to terminate at an intersection. Every police officers, aged 37 and 40, died on the scene,” said Mbele.

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