Heavy traffic toward prayer-day in Bloemfontein

2017-04-22 12:01

Thousands of people took their seats for the prayer meeting early in the morning. (Netwerk24, Supplied) 

Bloemfontein – On Saturday morning traffic moved at a snail’s pace on all the roads leading to the It’s Time-prayer meeting on the Wilde Als farm outside Bloemfontein. At some places vehicles stood completely still, Netwerk24 reported. 

People were seen climbing out of vehicles to stretch their legs as they waited patiently to arrive at the terrain where evangelist Angus Buchan is holding his prayer-meeting. 

WhatsApp-messages from residents in several towns in the Free State were positive, with most people being excited to attend the day’s event. 

With roughly two hours before the event is set to start, photos of stationary vehicles on smaller routes to the gathering were shared widely on social media. 

Natashja Blom said traffic was already stationary on the R700 between Bultfontein and Bloemfotein, roughly 40km before you reach the event’s terrain. 

A minor accident also occurred on the Bultfontein road when two vehicles, luckily at a very slow speed, crashed head-on into each other, she said. 

Blom said motorists move to the right hand side of the road to see what is happening in front and that’s how the two vehicles collided. 

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