WATCH: Helicopter crashes into Umgeni River

WATCH: Helicopter crashes into Umgeni River

There's been a helicopter crash on the N2 northbound near Umgeni Interchange.

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It is understood that the chopper is completely submerged in the Umgeni River, the crew is trapped inside.

Medics are at the scene.

Garrith Jamieson who's from the KZN VIP Medical Paramedics explains, "ALS paramedics have received multiple calls of a helicopter crash near the Umgeni interchange off the N2 bridge. 

"At this stage, units are on scene and bystanders are there." 

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SAPS search and Rescue team has also been dispatched. 

Jamieson says the number of casualties or fatalities is still unknown at this stage.

This is a developing story.

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