The incident happened on the main road in the Msunduzi area.
"Numerous people were ejected from the vehicle‚" he said.
Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi has offered his condolences to the families of the deceased.
"Fifteen bodies were found lying around the vehicle".
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find a man lying next to the train tracks, ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said. He said paramedics found that all 15 passengers had already succumbed to their multiple injuries.
Les auteurs des attentats préparaient "une attaque de plus grande envergure"
L'identité de l'homme et sa photo ont été diffusées: il s'agit de Younès Abouyaaqoub, un Marocain de 22 ans. Présent à Barcelone, le roi d'Espagne Felipe VI a lui voulu redonner confiance.
At least nine people are injured.
He said that paramedics had been informed that members of the community had rushed approximately 12 patients to a nearby clinic roughly 100m away.
Meanwhile on Saturday, three people were killed and one critically injured in an accident on the KZN North Coast.
The taxi has been impounded for further investigation.
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