Pile-up closes motorway

2010-11-08 09:15

The M13 near Pinetown was closed following an eight-vehicle pile-up this morning, paramedics said.

Derrick Banks of ER24 said officials were clearing up after an accident involving three vehicles on the east bound lane before the Everton/Gillits offramp, when suddenly a truck ploughed through the middle island onto the other side of the highway.

By the time he had stopped he had “taken out” seven cars, said Banks.

Two women sustained back and neck injuries and were taken to nearby medical facilities.

Both lanes were closed as a result of the accident.

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