Four killed in N3 accident

2014-03-03 00:00

FOUR people were killed and another four were injured when a Nissan doublecab bakkie collided with a car carrier truck on the northbound carriageway of the N3 yesterday morning.

The accident occurred between Mooi River and Mount West at 2.30 am.

Traffic officials said the driver of the truck escaped injury and that paramedics took the injured passengers to hospital in Pietermaritzburg.

Two lanes of the northbound carriageway and the fast lane of the N3 southbound were closed until 5.30 am yesterday morning to allow officials to remove the damaged vehicles.

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