Major traffic jam between PMB and Durban following two truck accidents

2017-12-14 08:02

Durban - Traffic toward Pietermaritzburg from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal has been heavily affected following two separate truck accidents on Thursday morning. 

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KZN EMS spokesperson, Robert McKenzie told News24 that there were two separate accidents on the N3 near Pietermaritzburg and lanes on the highway had to be closed for recovery efforts. 

In the first incident a truck overturned on the N3 northbound near Cliffdale. Two people were injured. 

"The accident is severely affecting traffic Pietermaritzburg-bound," said McKenzie.

The second accident, also involving a truck, happened on the N3 at the New England road on-ramp.

McKenzie said one person was injured and lanes were also closed due to recovery efforts, but added that the section of the road should be opened shortly. 

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