Around 12pm today ALS Paramedics responded to a serious crash on North Coast Road under the N2 Bridge North of Durban.

Paramedics arrived on the scene to find carnage as they found that a vehicle carrying vegetables had somehow lost control on the N2 South Bound before colliding with a pedestrian seated on the barrier before dropping to North Coast Road where it came to rest on its side.

Paramedics assessed the scene and found that the pedestrian believed to be in his forties had unfortunately sustained Fatal injuries and there was nothing Paramedics could do for him and he was declared deceased on the scene.

The driver and only occupant of the vehicle had sustained serious injuries and was stabilized on the scene before being transported to a nearby Hospital by ALS Paramedics.

At this stage the events leading up to the crash is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.