One person critical after tanker collision

2015-09-19 22:10
Paramedics at the scene of the crash on the N2. (Photo from Netcare911)

Paramedics at the scene of the crash on the N2. (Photo from Netcare911)

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Durban - Five people were injured – one critically, after two trucks and a car collided on the N2 North at the Doonside off ramp on Saturday.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said a report from the scene indicated that a truck with a load of oil was traveling in the slow lane when a tanker collided into it from the rear.

A car with four occupants then slammed into the rear of the tanker, he said.

“Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found the highway obstructed with accident debris, oil and the twisted frames of the vehicles.

“After the medics gained access to the injured at the scene, they found that one female from the car had sustained critical injuries while two adults and a child from the same car sustained serious injuries. The driver from the tanker miraculously escaped with his life but sustained serious injuries,” Botha said.

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