The Limpopo Transport Department’s spokesperson Matome Taueatsoala says the stretch of the N1 between Kranskop toll plaza and Nylplaza will be closed indefinitely.
This after 27 people were killed in a multiple-vehicle pile-up.
27 people confirmed dead so far in this horrific accident involving a truck, a 22 seater bus, sedan and 2 bakkies. The accident happened between Mokgphong and Modimolle on the N1. The road is closed for traffic. pic.twitter.com/ylNLAlLm2S
— mike maringa (@MikeMaringa) October 19, 2018
Several people were injured and taken to various hospitals following the crash which took place on Friday.
It’s alleged that a truck burst its tyre and crashed into vehicles travelling in the opposite direction.
The department says four vehicles including a taxi were involved in the crash.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
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