Early Friday morning at around 05h00, two heavy motor vehicles were involved in a serious collision on the N3 in Harrismith.
A trustworthy source told NARI that it’s believed that the one truck driver stopped along the road and walked to a close-by shop when another truck collided with the stationary truck.
08h57 #CrashUpdate: N3-7X 28.8 N (JHB bound) near Harrismith. Recovery in progress. Total road closure, North traffic diverted into Harrismith town. South traffic moving past scene. Please be cautious.
— N3 Toll Concession (@N3Route) November 9, 2018
The driver of the truck was killed in the crash. Road closures will follow while emergency services clear the scene.
Local authorities are on the scene and will investigate the incident.