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Horror accident on N12 claims 2 lives

Two people have been killed and many injured in a horrific accident on the N12 in Alberton this morning after a truck collided with around 22 vehicles.

N12 car accident . Photo: Stephan Jansen Van Rensburg

N12 car accident . Photo: Stephan Jansen Van Rensburg

EMER-G-MED paramedics and other services were on scene working and assisting scores of patients. Two people were critically injured and airlifted to hospital for urgent medical treatment. Another critically injured patient was transported by ambulance.

Seventeen other patients sustained minor to moderate injuries and were all treated on scene before being transported to hospital for further treatment.

Debris and vehicles are all over the road, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department say the highway will be closed to capture all the evidence they need and to clear the scene.

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