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30 Apr 2015
8:07 pm

Updated: Accident shuts down N1

A collision involving two cars left three people injured, one of them seriously, on the N1 near the Gordon Road exit in Johannesburg on Thursday, ER24 said.

Accident. File Picture: ER24

One of the patients sustained critical injuries and was trapped in the car wreckage for nearly an hour, said ER24 spokesman Pieter Rossouw.

Rescue workers had to use the jaws of life to free the person from the wreckage before airlifting the patient to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital for further treatment.

Two others sustained moderate injuries.

Police were on scene investigating the cause of the accident.

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