A catastrophic collision involving two trucks and a car has brought traffic to a standstill at the M7/N2 Interchange, this Sunday afternoon.
The M7 west off ramp to the N2 North is currently blocked, disrupting the flow of vehicles in the area.
This has caused a massive backlog on the M7 westbound as motorists are not able to offramp onto the N2 northbound.
Eyewitnesses recount a horrifying scene as a Zalawi truck lost control while descending the M7 eastbound towards the interchange.
The truck’s uncontrollable trajectory led to a devastating collision with a container truck that was in the process of offramping onto the N2 north.
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The sheer force of the collision caused two containers being transported by the superlink trailer to detach and tumble onto the roadway.
In an unfortunate twist of fate, one of the containers landed on top of a VW Polo, which was travelling alongside the ill-fated container truck.
Emergency services responded swiftly to the scene of the accident.
ALS Paramedics are on-site, tending to any injured parties and providing the necessary medical attention.
The severity of injuries and the number of casualties are yet to be confirmed.
Authorities are working diligently to clear the wreckage and reopen the affected section of the highway, but motorists are urged to seek alternative routes if possible, as the incident has caused extensive traffic congestion.
We will provide updates as more information becomes available.