PIC: Truck burnt on N3 in KZN, road cleared

2019-05-20 13:10

The N3 toll road near the Howick North off-ramp in KwaZulu-Natal has been cleared after a truck was seen burning there on Sunday night.

Social media reports show the truck was on fire just before 21:00 on Sunday evening.  

According to the N3 toll concession, at 20:49, a heavy motor vehicle was on fire. All lanes were obstructed.

By 22:29, the fire had not abated. Though recovery was in progress, all lanes were still obstructed and motorists used ramps to move past the scene.

At 23:02, the scene had been cleared.

While police were on the scene, the cause of the fire is still unclear. Police spokesperson Captain Thulani Zwane said further information was not immediately available.


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