Gauteng: At 20H43 Netcare 911 responded to a collision on the N1 North just before the Lynnwood offramp.
On arrival, medics found that multiple vehicles including trucks were involved in a collision.
It was alleged that before the collision had occurred a portion of the road had been cordoned off due to an earlier crime scene.
According to witnesses, a heavy motor vehicle had jack-knifed while attempting to avoid crashing into the scene resulting in a plethora of other vehicles slamming into each other.
Multiple people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious and were treated on scene before being transported by various ambulance services to local hospitals.
All relevant authorities were on the scene.
In Other News – Hawks seize illegal cigarettes worth R430 000 in Limpopo
The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation unit and the Limpopo Flying Squad intercepted illegal cigarettes in transit at Matlala, outside Polokwane yesterday.
Some 32 boxes of illegal cigarettes were discovered with a street value of over R435 000.
The Hawks received a tip-off about a vehicle that was transporting illicit cigarettes in the area and followed up. learn more