DURBAN - KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services has confirmed that one person has died after a horrific crash on the N3.
One person has been airlifted to hospital in critical condition.
The accident happened near the Mariannhill toll plaza towards Durban.
Multiple vehicles and trucks were involved in the crash.
Several cars and a tanker truck are also on fire.
The Durban bound carriageway near the toll has been closed.
Traffic is being diverted at the Shongweni offramp.
Horrific multiple vehicle and truck crash. N3 Durban bound before Mariannhill Tollplaza, Pinetown. #ALSParamedics on scene. @ECR_Newswatch @IamAlexSweet @IOL @News24 @eNCA @_ArriveAlive @FatalMoves @weekly_gazette @DailyNewsSA @TheMercurySA @SABCNews @HighwayMail pic.twitter.com/Z1O53EJgMt— AlsParamedics (@AlsParamedics) August 5, 2022