Four killed in truck collision in Western Cape
Two trucks collided head-on in an accident on the N1 between Beaufort West and Three Sisters in the early hours on Wednesday.
Four people have been reported dead, said Ntomboxolo Makoba-Somdaka, spokesperson for Western Cape minister of transport and public works, Bonginkosi Madikizela.
Both vehicles caught fire.
The road was temporarily closed.
Motorists were advised to use the alternative route Aberdeen-Graaff Reinet-Murraysburg and back onto the N1.
One lane has since been reopened.
Two heavy motor vehicles/ trucks collided head-on on the N1 between Beaufort West and 3 Sisters in the early hours. Four people are reported dead. Both vehicles caught fire.— Ntomboxolo Makoba-Somdaka (@NMakoba) October 21, 2020
Road closed. Alternative route is Aberdeen - Graaff Reinet - Murraysburg and back onto the N1. @TrafficSA pic.twitter.com/iXZHZ36R8X