A man and woman were left seriously injured this morning when their light motor vehicle crashed into a truck on the N1 north-bound after the Malibongwe turnoff in Randburg.

ER24 paramedics responded through the heavy traffic and arrived on the scene at 06h15.

On arrival, medics found a truck parked across the four lanes of the highway while a light motor vehicle was found to the rear of the truck.

Medics assessed a man and woman from light motor vehicle and found that they had sustained numerous injuries and were in a serious condition.

The two patients were treated for their injuries and provided with pain-relief medication before they were transported to a nearby hospital for further care.

The driver of the truck, fortunately, escaped injury.

Traffic was heavily affected due to the collision, as well as motorist utilising the emergency lane.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.