N3 Umlaas Road rear-end road crash leaves 7 injured

Seven people were injured in a rear-end accident on the N3 at Umlaas Road this afternoon at around 16h23. Exact detail to the cause of the accident is still speculative and will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the highway obstructed with accident debris and the twisted frames of the vehicles. After triaging, they found that three people had sustained serious injuries while the remainder escaped with minor injuries.

After paramedics stabilised the injured at the scene they transported them to various hospitals for the care that they required.