Three trucks were involved in a fatal accident on the N4 highway between Airlie and Malaga Hotel near Emgwenya, resulting in the death of two people.
According to reports, the accident occurred in the afternoon on 4 May 2023 when the three trucks collided with each other, causing extensive damage to the vehicles and blocking the highway. Emergency services were immediately dispatched to the scene, but unfortunately, two people lost their lives in the accident.
The identities of the victims have not yet been released, and it’s unclear whether there were any other injuries. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the local authorities.
The N4 highway was closed for several hours while the wreckage was cleared and investigations were conducted. Motorists were advised to use alternative routes, and traffic was diverted to ease congestion.
The accident serves as a tragic reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for all drivers to exercise caution and follow traffic rules. Reckless driving, speeding, and fatigue are common causes of accidents, and they can have devastating consequences.
We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of this terrible accident, and we urge all motorists to take extra care on the roads. Let us all do our part to prevent further tragedies on our roads.
As always, we will continue to monitor this story and provide updates as they become available.