Jo'burg resident dies in 22-car pile-up
At least 30 people were injured in the accident on the N1 South in Johannesburg.
JOHANNESBURG - At least one person was killed on Monday, in a massive accident on the N1 South near the 14 Avenue off-ramp.
Thirty others were injured in the crash.
Details surrounding the accident were sketchy, but it is understood the crash involved 22 vehicles, including a truck and a taxi.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinman said there were people entrapped as well because there were vehicles pushed against the barrier.
Traffic was affected in both directions.
In aseparateincident in Cape Town today, one person died and another was seriously injured following a car crash in Cape Town's CBD.
The cause of the accident, which occurred on Buitengracht Street, was still unknown at 9am.
Spokesperson for Cape Town emergency services,Theo Layne, said a woman died as a result of her injuries.
He said CPR was unsuccessful.