This morning Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to the R56 near Baynsfield for reports of a collision.

When emergency services arrived they found that a vehicle had collided with a sugar cane truck, in a head-on collision.

Paramedics quickly assessed the scene and found that 2 occupants had sustained serious injuries and were treated on scene before being transported to the hospital for further treatment.

Sadly 2 occupant sustaining fatal injuries in the collision, and passed away before paramedics could arrive.

The cause of the accident is not known but authorities are investigating.