This morning Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a collision along the N3 about 30 Kilometres north of Harrismith. Reports from the scene indicate that the car slammed into the rear of the truck. Exact detail to the cause of the crash and preceding events will form part of the police investigation.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and found that three people sustained serious injuries while three others escaped with minor injuries. Paramedics treated the injured at the scene before transporting them to nearby hospitals for further medical care.