Four people have been killed and at least 15 others were injured in a multi-vehicle collision on the M1 highway near the Xavier off-ramp, south of Johannesburg.
Traffic is heavily backed up. Johannesburg Metro Police Spokesperson Wayne Minnaar says:
“The road is closed, with only one lane open and motorists are advised to use the M12 as an alternative route.”
! Traffic Advisory !
Fatal accident on the M1N at Xavier involving a Bus & a Taxi. 4x fatalities confirmed. Secondary accident involving 5x vehicles involved. 2nd Fatal accident N1 North after Grasmere tollgate before Engen garage. Taxi rolled 1x confirmed fatality. #JHBTraffic
— David Tembe (@AsktheChiefJMPD) 22 August 2019