FULL ROAD CLOSURE: N3 BETWEEN WARDEN & HARRISMITH CLOSED DUE TO A SERIOUS ACCIDENT
Posted on: 15/09/2017

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FULL ROAD CLOSURE: N3 BETWEEN WARDEN & HARRISMITH CLOSED DUE TO A SERIOUS ACCIDENT
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15 Sep 2017, Free State: The N3 between Harrismith and Warden is temporarily closed due to very serious crash involving a Petrol Tanker truck and multiple other vehicles. Emergency services on scene.

Traffic are backed up for kilometers. One motorist reported: "Tanker trailer on fire and drivers are abandoning their vehicles to get to a safe distance should the tanker explode."

UPDATE - 11h30: Emergency Services is still on the scene. One person was injured after a Petrol Tanker, a Truck and 3 light motor vehicles collided in misty condition on the N3 early this morning.



Fire Department emergency workers had to free the entrapped driver of the petrol tanker and he was transported to hospital.

Free State Department of Traffic Spokesperson, Kabelo Moloabi, says that the road remains closed and it's not clear at this stage when the road will be re-opened.


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