Crashes result in 11 serious injuries

Two crashes were reported on the N4 in Nkomazi where 11 people sustained serious injuries this morning.

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The first crash happened at about 03:00am between Hectorspruit and Impala, where two articulated trucks collided head-to-rear. The truck driver got injured after colliding with a bakkie.

In a separate incident, a midi-bus and a sedan collided head-on. It also affected a third vehicle during the collision between Nkomazi Toll Plaza and Malalane. 11 people, including the driver from the midi-bus, were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the sedan was slightly injured.

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“People should expect some delays as the clearing of the crashes is underway. Motorists are also urged exercising tolerance and patience to avoid secondary crashes. Motorists are warned to be cautious in the rainy weather. We also encouraged them to keep their headlights on, reduce speeding, and keep a safe following distance,” said Community Safety, Security and Liaison in a statement.

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