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UPDATE: N3 reopened at Townhill, PMB

After 24 hours of recovery and clean-up operations, the N3 south carriageway at Townhill has finally been re-opened to traffic.

N3 crash - recovery, delays
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It was closed after a tanker, a police car and two construction vehicles collided near the Peter Brown offramp.


The tanker - carrying ethanol - bursting into flames. The other vehicles also caught fire - leaving two people dead and seven others hurt.


Also read: PMB N3 crash: Motorists urged to delay trips


The Road Traffic Inspectorate says traffic is flowing again.


Below, are tweets shared by East Coasters of the backlog of traffic on the highway. 

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