Six school children have died in a crash involving two taxis near Dalton, north-east of Pietermaritzburg.
Fatal KZN crash involving school children
Two others sustained critical injuries in the crash.
Two mini-bus taxis collided on the P158 with one of them bursting into flames.
KZN Emergency Medical Services’ Robert Mckenzie says paramedics are treating the patients – many of them schoolchildren – on scene.
Police are investigating the cause of the collision.