accident on the N2 under the Sarnia Road Bridge today left the highway closed
in both directions.
is believed that one truck was parked in the breakdown lane when another truck
rear ended it.
911 spokesperson Chris Botha said, “Fire department, ambulance services, police
and traffic arrived at the scene and found both trucks to be well-alight, some
of the product from a tanker split out spreading the fire down the road.
both drivers managed to escape from the trucks with no injuries; firemen
battled the blaze and managed to extinguish it just after 05h00.”
24 people were injured this morning following a four vehicle collision on the
N2 highway in Langa.
spokesperson Russel Meiring said,” ER24 paramedics along with other services, arrived
on the scene to find three lanes of the highway blocked by four wrecked
from the vehicles were spread across the three lanes. On assessment they found
that 24 people had sustained minor to moderate injuries.”
The cause of the collision is not yet known, but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.
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