WATCH | Looters carry off goods from crashed truck in Johannesburg
Community members looted a truck after it was involved in an accident near Protea Glen, in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
The accident occurred just after the Abubaker Asvat Drive on the N12 West, causing a backlog of traffic.
Traffic Alert. 20180508. 08h10.— GTP_Traffstats (@GTP_Traffstats) May 8, 2018
N12 near the 2 Sasol garages at Protea Glen / Zuurbekom. 3 Trucks in MVA. Public looting also reported. Law enforcement backup enroute.
N12 blocked near R558@GP_CommSafety @EWNTraffic @_ArriveAlive @TrafficSA @EWNTraffic @gpdrt pic.twitter.com/DewvwvRp8P
Last week, six people appeared in the Mooi River Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for allegedly stealing meat‚ bread‚ peanut butter‚ mayonnaise and tissues off trucks during the weekend's violent protests that closed the N3 freeway.