UPDATE: 2 dead in N1 horror truck crash near Cape Town

2017-09-20 11:00

Cape Town - Two men have died in a horror truck crash which closed the inbound lane of the N1 at the Koeberg interchange in Cape Town.

The occupants of the car died when a truck landed on the roof in an incident that also injured the truck driver, said Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa.

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Twitter users shared images of a container truck on top of a white Ford Escort, and said that the road has been closed.

The City of Cape Town Traffic Radio Room confirmed the incident that occurred at 09:30 on Wednesday.

"They just now opened one lane into Cape Town," an official told News24.

The official confirmed injuries.

"The guys are still busy on the scene," the Radio Room official said.

The accident scene was cleared after 14:00 and FW De Klerk Boulevard road was re-opened, officials announced.


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