National 17.8.2016 04:29 pm

Update: 12 injured in N1 South 12-vehicle pile-up

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ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said approximately 12 patients were treated on scene for different injuries.

About 12 people were injured on Tuesday morning after several vehicles collided on the N1 southbound highway near the New Road off-ramp in Midrand, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said, emergency services had to battle their way through the morning traffic.

Meiring said approximately 12 patients were treated on scene for different injuries after the multi-vehicle pileup, where three trucks and nine cars collided with one another.

“Once treated, they were transported to various hospitals for further treatment.”

Authorities were on scene to investigate the cause of the collision, Meiring said.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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