N3 highway closed off after a 10 truck and 5 car serious crash

A serious multi-vehicle collision on the N3 highway last night caused the closure of the Johannesburg bound lanes at Lions River last night.

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find numerous vehicles blocking the entire north-bound section of the highway.

Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered that approximately ten trucks and five light motor vehicles had collided.

Paramedics assessed the drivers and passengers from the vehicles and found that four had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found on the scene.

ER24 paramedics treated the four patients and transported all of them to Northdale Provincial Hospital.

Traffic backed up as far as Howick while authorities cleared the scene.

The local authorities were on the scene to conduct an investigation into this incident. ER24

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