Saturday 22 September, 2018

Two rushed to hospital after truck, car crash on Mandela Highway

Traffic at a standstill along a section of Mandela Highway, where an collision between a truck and a car has created much dislocation since late morning.

Traffic at a standstill along a section of Mandela Highway, where an collision between a truck and a car has created much dislocation since late morning.

Two persons said to have been occupants of a truck and a motorcar which crashed on Mandela Highway late Monday morning, were rushed to hospital for medical treatment.

Details of the collision are not yet clear, but indications so far are that a truck laden with concrete blocks was travelling on the thoroughfare, when it crashed with the motorcar.

Reports are that one person from each vehicle was taken to hospital. The extent of their injuries are not known, and it is also not clear if more persons were injured.

The police are now on the scene, where huge pile-ups of traffic have resulted in both directions.

With diversions and other measures being employed, the police have called on motorists to travel through the area with caution and be prepared to encounter delays.

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