Last night near the Tugela toll plaza on the N3 there was a crash involving three trucks.
The crash which occurred just after ,midnight, was responded to by paramedics from the Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services as well as local emergency services. According to reports from the scene two of the trucks caught alight after the crash and were severely damaged by the fire which was extinguished by the fire department.
Paramedics treated a total of four people who had all sustained serious injuries in the crash. The patients were stabilised on scene before being transported to hospital for continued medical care.
The exact cause of the crash is not known at this stage and will be investigated by the police.