17.2 C
Saturday, July 13, 2024

Four women killed in massive 9 vehicle pile-up on N3 near Mariannhill toll plaza

- Advertisement -

Four women have died after their car was crashed beneath a truck in a massive pile-up accident near the Mariannhill Toll Plaza on Tuesday morning.

According to paramedics on the scene the crash involved six vehicles and three trucks.

“One car was swept beneath a truck, and the car was completely messed up. Four occupants, all women, inside that car were declared dead on scene.

- Advertisement -

“There are still more than 10 patients who are still being treated on scene,” said Herbst.

He added that the four who died are still stuck in the vehicle and emergency services are still trying to move the vehicle from beneath the truck.

Videos and images of the accident have surfaced on social media where emergency services are seen using jaws of life to free passengers trapped in the cars.

Road traffic Inspectorate (RTI) spokesperson Zinhle Mali said the N3 Durban northbound before Mariannhill Toll Plaza has been closed to traffic.

- Advertisement -

She added that she believes there is a stop and go in that area.

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

Stay Connected

- Advertisement -

Similar Stories