Two men were seriously injured in a head-on collision between a bakkie and a taxi on the R56 in the Umkomaas River Valley between Richmond and Ixopo on Tuesday, ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell said in a statement.
The two men, drivers of the two vehicles, were trapped in their vehicles and were removed from the wreckage by the fire brigade services with the assistance of ER24, Campbell said.
Two other passengers who managed to free themselves suffered minor injuries.
The two men were stabilised on the scene before ER24 took one to the Edendale Hospital and the other to Mediclinic in Pietermaritzburg.
Campbell said the SAPS and RTI were investigating the cause of the accident.
– African News Agency (ANA)