One man was killed and five others injured when two cars collided on the N14 before the R55 in Centurion.
When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene they found fire services extinguishing a fire that had broken out on a car.
Two other vehicles were found in the fast lane against the centre barriers.
“Two men were found lying outside the vehicle while several others were walking around on the scene,” ER24 said.
According to ER24, a man was also found lying outside a vehicle with several injuries and showed no signs of life.
Five other occupants were assessed on the scene, one man was found in a critical condition while the other four had sustained small injuries.
It is believed that two vehicles collided and had come to a stop against the centre barrier.
A third vehicle then apparently crashed into the two others a few moments later.