Two people were killed after the car they were travelling in collided with a bakkie early on Friday morning on the N2.
Four more people survived with injuries ranging from minor to serious in the horror crash that happened near the Mandeni Toll on the North bound carriageway.
The deceased were trapped at the back seat of the sedan when it caught alight giving them no chance to escape.
IPSS Medical Rescue paramedics, first on scene, reported that the driver and a passenger seating on the front seat managed to escape the inferno.
The bakkie driver and passenger sustained moderate injuries.
KwaDukuza fire department extinguished the fire, but both lanes were still closed as at 09h00 and traffic was being directed onto the R102.