Three people, including a young child, died in a crash on the N12 between Emalahleni and Delmas, in Mpumalanga, on Thursday morning.
Provincial department of safety and security spokesperson Moeti Mmusi said a fourth person was seriously injured.
“The collisions are believed to have been caused mainly by misty conditions on that road.”
“The N12 road between Emalahleni and Delmas leading to Johannesburg remains closed at the moment following a multi vehicle collisions that occurred on that road. That collision involves seventeen vehicles which are ten sedans, two articulated trucks, four light delivery trucks as well as one mini bus. Motorists are advised to use alternative roads, that would be the R555 road between Emalahleni and Orgies in order to reach or come from Delmas travelling to Emalahleni,” Mmusi said at the time.