Category: TRAFFIC

TRAFFIC ALERT: THICK BUILD-UP ON CAPE TOWN HIGHWAYS DUE TO PROTESTS (PHOTOS)

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 Protest at old Strandfontein road between fifth ave and Pelican park.. Please stay clear of the area  

 Authorities have cautioned motorists to use alternative routes after protest action broke out in Strandfontein Road and end of 9th Avenue in Grassy Park.”It is unclear why they are protesting, but tyres and trees are being burnt, preventing movement on that road. We urge morning travellers to use alternative routes,” Western Cape traffic head Kenny Africa said.

Africa urged morning commuters to rather use Baden Powell Drive into PG Drive or Jakes Gerwel onto the N2.

“In order to avoid traffic, it is essential that people use the alternative routes.”

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2 KILLED AFTER TRUCK COLLIDES WITH TAXI IN CERES

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CAPE TOWN – Two people have been killed and four others seriously injured in a crash near Ceres.

It’s understood a truck collided with a taxi on the Mitchells Pass on Tuesday afternoon.

ER-24’S Russel Meiring said: “Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured with advanced life intervention. Once treated the patients were transported to various Ceres provincial hospitals for further care.”

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RUNAWAY TRAILER BOAT INJURES CAPE TOWN MAN IN RICHWOOD

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CAPE TOWN – A man, believed to be in his 20s, was injured when he was knocked over by a runaway boat on a trailer while walking along Tygervalley Road in Richwood in Cape Town on Sunday.

“Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the man lying on the side of the road. A boat and trailer were found parked a short distance away,” said ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring.

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Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained an injury to his arm. He was treated for his injuries and transported to a hospital for further treatment.

“It is understood that the trailer had come loose from a vehicle, causing it to veer off the road and crash into the pedestrian. Authorities were on the scene to investigate further,” Meiring said.

PHOTO: A man was injured when he was knocked over by a runaway boat on a trailer while walking along Tygervalley Road in Richwood in the Western Cape. Photo: ER24

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