Tuesday, 09 June 2020 15:45


Multiple people have been injured while many are believed to be trapped in a structural collapse in Durban central. Picture: Netcare 911.

One person has been killed in the Durban CBD after a building collapsed on Tuesday morning.

Just after 9:30am, emergency services were called to the scene at the intersection of Yusuf Dadoo and Dr Goonam streets. 

Life Response spokesperson, Leon Fourie said they found a number of people trapped in a shop and some had been hurt. 

"We found that one person has passed away, and four people were injured in the collapse."

"We managed to gain access by breaching through a wall, and when we got to the other side, we found another six people that had been entrapped in the building,Fourie said." 

The exact number of injured people is still to be confirmed.