KZN crash: survivors tell of their night of horror
Family members who lost loved ones in the horror crash try to comfort one another in Pinetown. Survivors of the Field’s Hill horror crash this week told of their agony while relatives of those who died wept for their loss. Johannes Dlamini broke both his legs.
Dlamini, a self-employed welder from KwaNdengezi, was one of the survivors of the gruesome crash that claimed the lives of 22 on Thursday evening. He had boarded one of the minibus taxis at the Pinetown rank after 6pm.
He doesn’t remember what happened then, but he vaguely recalls seeing bodies strewn around him while he lay on the side of the road in unbearable pain. On the other side of the hospital, Lindiwe Ndlovu said she watched in shock as two taxi commuters died next to her as they arrived at the Chatsworth hospital.
Ndlovu, 41, of Mariannhill, said she didn’t see the truck approaching but she remembers hearing people screaming and crying before the taxi started spinning. Another survivor, Simphiwe Ndlela, 24, from Hammarsdale, said the only thing he remembers is being trapped in the taxi, feeling extremely cold.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at PostSimilar Stories