RTMC investigating Maritzburg's deadly truck crash

2016-04-26 19:35

Durban – Investigators are probing a truck crash that killed two people in Pietermaritzburg, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Tuesday.

They were working at the accident scene with police, disaster management and the fire department to establish the cause of the collision, said spokesperson, Simon Zwane.

On Monday, a truck carrying ethanol lost control on the N3 near Peter Place, collided with several construction vehicles and caught fire. Two other people were critically injured.

The N3 southbound in Town Hill was closed. Light motor vehicles were being diverted at the Midmar interchange to join the N3 toll route at Pietermaritzburg.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.