Two people lost their lives in Newcastle on Tuesday, when they burned to death inside a bakkie after it crashed.
According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring, paramedics found the bakkie burning and lying on its roof on the side of the R34 in KwaZulu-Natal.
The fire was extinguished, and firefighters found two people inside the car.
The occupants of the bakkie, which was travelling to Newcastle from Memel, could not be identified.
An investigation is currently underway.