2 Dec 2017, Gauteng: The weekend kicked off on Friday evening at a very bad start in Gauteng with multiple accidents that claimed the lives of at least four people.
Here is Preliminary information:
Emergency services responded to a very serious Collision on the N3 Northbound highway just after Modderfontein road. Official has to closed 3 lanes for traffic which resulted in extreme delays. Sadly one person was declared dead on the scene.
Motorists that were traveling on the N1 began to reverse one after the other into oncoming traffic to avoid the delays (see video, taken by Matty / Twitter)
Three Separate accidents claimed 3 lives. Two of the accidents happened on N1 near Viking road and Maraisburg where 2 people were killed, and another person sustained fatal injuries in an accident on the N12 / R501 Carletonville turnoff.
Emergency services also responded to Various other accidents where vehicle overturned (see photo gallery below)