22 Injured in 5 car pile up on the M4 south near Clairwood on Friday afternoon

M4 south ClairwoodTwenty two people have been injured after a five car pile up occurred on the M4 south near Clairwood on Friday afternoon just after 5pm.

Rescue Care paramedics arrived on scene to find total chaos. Thee taxis and two cars had collided bringing the highway to a standstill. Multiple patients were lying on the roadway and immediately more ambulances were called to assist. A total of twenty two people had sustained various injuries with two sustaining serious injuries. Once more resources had arrived all of the injured were stabilized on the scene before being transported by various ambulances to various Durban hospitals for the further care that they required.

At this stage it is unclear what caused the collision however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.

Traffic was severely affected as only one lane was open for traffic to pass.

Garrith Jamieson

Operations Director