News, Accidents, Robberies & Incidents | Gauteng | Video Credit: Reon de Villiers
28 Sep 2017, Gauteng: The N1 Southbound highway is currently closed due to a fatal accident after Allandale road. Motorists are advised to avoid the N1 south highway and to make use of alternative routes. The video below was sent to News, Accidents, Robberies & Incidents by Reon de Villiers moments after the accident happened.
Six people including a child were killed when a minibus taxi and trailer overturned on the N1 southbound highway between Allandale road and Buccleuch Interchange.at approximately 11h20 on Thursday morning.
Reports from the scene indicate that a minibus taxi lost control and overturned. The incident and preceding events will form part of a police investigation.
Paramedics from different services attended to numerous patients at the scene who had suffered injuries ranging from moderate to severe.
Several lanes of the highway are obstructed and motorists are advised to avoid the area or expect major delays.