Seven trucks collide on N3

2010-12-15 08:49

 Four people were injured when seven trucks collided near Harrismith this morning, paramedics said.

“Four people were injured, one man critically, when seven articulated trucks collided on both the north- and south-bound carriageway of the N3 near Harrismith this morning,” said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks.

“Paramedics arrived to find the mangled remains of the heavy vehicles littering the freeway and completely blocking travel in both directions.”

The cause of the accident was not clear.

The injured would be taken to hospital by ambulance.

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