Evacuation after vehicle carrying explosives crashes

2017-01-13 21:41
The R501 was evacuated after a vehicle carrying explosives was involved in an accident (ER24).

The R501 was evacuated after a vehicle carrying explosives was involved in an accident (ER24).

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Johannesburg – Emergency services had to evacuate an accident scene on the R501 in Carletonville after a car crashed into a light delivery vehicle carrying explosives on Friday, paramedics said.

Two people sustained minor injuries when a car T-boned the delivery vehicle near the East Village turn-off, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

The police’s explosives unit was called and was busy removing the commercial explosives. Two people in the vehicles sustained minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

The R501 was closed in both directions.

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