N3 pile-up crash, involving multiple vehicles
A minimum of five people have been killed and many injured in a multiple-vehicle pile-up on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday.
Kwanele Ncalane, spokesperson for the KZN Department of Transport, confirms the gruesome crash.
“The preliminary investigations suggest at least five people have lost their lives and scores sustained injuries during this horrific crash. This accident involves five trucks, eight minibus taxis and 22 light motor vehicles,” said Kwanele Ncalane.
“The department is cautioning motorists to use alternative routes such as the R103 or delay their travel arrangements until the road is cleared. Motorists are also cautioned of inclement weather expected overnight.
“The investigation into the cause of the accident is continuing as various agencies are on the scene,” Ncalane added.

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WATCH: The N3 near Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is closed after an accident that involved several vehicles. Five people have been confirmed dead. pic.twitter.com/xGpfqylJWC
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