Umlaas Road N3 accident leaves five inured

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Five people were injured, two critically so, after two vehicles collided head-on along the N3 Durban bound near Umlaas road this morning. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found one of the wreckages in the centre median while the other came to rest in the west bound carriage way. After triaging it was found that two people sustained life threatening injuries, two sustained serious injuries and one person escaped with minor injuries.

After the injured were stabelised on scene, medics transported them to various hospitals for the care that they required.