Truck fire closes airport road

2011-12-01 14:14
Johannesburg - A truck caught fire on the R21 north near OR Tambo International Airport outside Johannesburg on Thursday, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

By noon, firefighters were still battling to extinguish the flames, spokesperson Mveli Nhlapo said.

The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

"The driver managed to jump out of the vehicle when it caught alight, Nhlapo said.

He said the R21 was temporarily closed to traffic.
- SAPA
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