On Sunday morning around 5:45 am ALS Paramedics responded to a truck on Fire on the M7 Westbound before the N3 in Pinetown.

On arrival Paramedics found the Durban Fire Department in attendance tackling the blaze which mainly affected the Horse. Paramedics searched for the driver however it is alleged that he absconded from the scene when the vehicle started burning.

The entire M7 was closed whilst the Fire Department extinguished the blaze.

At this stage the cause of the fire is unknown however all necessary authorities were on scene and will be investigating further.