URGENT: N3 TOLL ROUTE TRAFFIC ALERT
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOLLOWING TRUCK CRASH
DATE: FRIDAY, 17 JANUARY 2020 @ 08H30
N3 TOLL ROUTE (southbound, towards Durban) CURRENTLY CLOSED TO TRAFFIC BETWEEN HOWICK AND CEDARA IN KWA-ZULU NATAL
The N3 Toll Route between Howick and Cedara is temporarily closed following a head-on collision between two trucks in the early hours of this morning.
A truck travelling on the northbound section of the highway veered off the road and across the median where it crashed into a truck travelling in the opposite direction (southbound). Both trucks caught alight.
The fire has now been extinguished, but the road remains closed to traffic while recovery is underway and the scene is being cleared.
Traffic is currently being diverted via R103 at the Howick South/Underberg interchange. Road users are warned to continue to expect traffic delays while emergencies services are on scene and busy with recovery.
Road users can obtain real-time traffic information and status updates via N3TC’s 24-hour helpline: 0800 63 4357 or by following updates on Twitter: @N3Route.
N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) manages the N3 Toll Route between Cedara in KwaZulu-Natal and Heidelberg in Gauteng.