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UPDATE: Clean-up underway on the N3 after chemical spill

The clean-up team has advised that the road is expected to be opened this afternoon.

MOTORISTS are urged to use alternative routes as the N3 Durban-bound is still closed from the M7 in Pinetown following a chemical spillage just before the Spaghetti Junction this morning (June 14).

Reports this morning indicated that a few containers on a truck containing acidic chemicals fell and ruptured, causing a spillage on the major highway.

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ALS Paramedics spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said the clean-up is underway, and he has been advised by the clean-up team that the road will be opened sometime between 15:00 and 16:00.

Jamieson advised motorists to avoid this area at all costs.

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