25 people were injured on Sunday afternoon after
about 16 vehicles, including a truck, collided on the N4 Highway in Mpumalanga.
ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said ER24
paramedics as well as other services responded on the sene.
He said, “On our arrival we found the highway
completely blocked by numerous wrecked vehicles. On assessment we found that at
least 25 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate.
Meiring said we treated the patients with injuries
and transported them to various hospitals for further medical attention.
He added that it is understood that a nearby veld
fire is one of the factors that contributed to the cause of the collision.
Local authorities were on scene to close the
highway for safety and for further investigations, he concluded
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