According to paramedics, Six men have been killed and several others injured in a freak accident on Bayhead Road in the Port of Durban on Friday.
Rescue teams were on the scene near a sewer pit and have retrieved the bodies of six men, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement.
Paramedics assessed all six men and found that they showed no signs of life. They were declared dead at the scene.
Several other patients had minor injuries.
Local authorities are on the scene for further investigations.