Pile-up: Seven cars destroyed

2009-06-03 00:00

A SEVEN-CAR pile-up yesterday afternoon resulted in the total destruction of the vehicles involved. The accident occurred on the N3 Durban-bound between Spaghetti Junction and Spine Road.

According to ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks, one vehicle was found lying on its side and all seven vehicles were totally destroyed.

“Two people are in a serious condition and one other person has minor to moderate injuries. The medics who attended to the accident scene were amazed that there were no further injuries,” said Banks.

It is believed that the accident, which occurred around 5 pm, happened when a car hit the back of a stationary truck, between where the N2 and N3 highways split. Traffic was severely backlogged and emergency personnel had to fight through the heavy traffic to get to the injured.

In another collision involving two cars in Edendale Road yesterday, three people were injured. They were taken to Medi-Clinic. — WR.

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