Several taxis and a car were set alight on Durban Road in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday (eNCA/Screenshot)
JOHANNESBURG - Parts of Gqeberha are quiet on Thursday morning following violence in the area.
Shops are closed and police are on high alert.
Police say a collision between a car and a taxi sparked clashes that left at least eight taxis torched and several shops destroyed.
A taxi driver allegedly assaulted the driver of a car that had bumped into him.
Police say they are investigating cases of public violence and malicious damage to property.