PICS: Truck's miscalculation leads to slow start to infamous Cape Town traffic

2016-08-19 16:30
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Cape Town - Cape Town's infamous Friday early afternoon traffic got an extra boost when a truck carrying roof trusses underestimated the height of its load and got stuck on the N1 outbound near Woodstock.

City of Cape Town traffic services' Richard Coleman said the truck's cargo hit the bridge shortly before 15:00.

No injuries were reported.

"The truck has since been moved to the left shoulder and grass next to the highway," Coleman confirmed, saying traffic was, relatively, free-flowing again.

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