Two killed in N1 container truck crash

Sep 20th, 2017 Video360 858 Views

CAPE TOWN: ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring confirmed that two men were killed and another man was critically injured when a truck and trailer overturned onto a light motor vehicle on the N1 at the Koeberg Interchange in Woodstock. The crash, on the N1 FW de Klerk Boulevard inbound beyond the Koeberg Interchange in Maitland, caused major delays as traffic was diverted via Milnerton and Paarden Island. 

Cape Town Traffic spokesperson Maxine Bezuidenhout said the cause of the crash was as yet unknown and the roadway remained closed. 

“ER24 paramedics, along with Metro and Life Healthcare, arrived on the scene to find the truck and trailer in the fast lane of the highway. A light motor vehicle had been completely crushed beneath a container that had been on the trailer. Video by: Henk Kruger/ANA