The N3 highway route between Johannesburg and Durban was closed due to to protest action where 15 trucks were targeted and torched on 29 April 2018.
JOHANNESBURG – The N3 Toll Plaza route near Mooi River, Durban, has been closed due to alleged protest action targeting trucks on Sunday night.
Arrive Alive cautions drivers to be aware of “criminal actions targeting truck drivers on the N3”, states the tweet.
Police have been deployed to the scene. One person was reportedly critically injured.
This incident follows reports of looting on the N3 highway Toll Plaza in KwaZulu-Natal on 2 April.
Road safety officials have advised that road users traveling on N3 the next few days to avoid traveling in the evening.
N3 at Mooiriver a no-go zone. 15 trucks torched sofar and police reportedly attacked with live rounds. Truckers and other motorists to avoid area until its stabilized. N3 @policepicsclips pic.twitter.com/9u6hAjPTev— Arrive Alive (@_ArriveAlive) April 29, 2018
?Harrismith?@EMER_G_MED MVA on N3, 5 km out of Harrismith direction Van Reenen. 2 trucks and a car involved. 1 critically injured was treated and transported to hospital. No fatalities @Chronic1903 @_ArriveAlive pic.twitter.com/NYigRLQ5dB— EMER-G-MED (@EMER_G_MED) April 29, 2018
Road Users cautioned to criminal actions targeting truck drivers on the N3 https://t.co/6BZhNoE7CT ArriveAlive N3 MooiRiver @N3Route @FleetWatchCC @EMERGCONTROL @SAPoliceService pic.twitter.com/RLEydpL32Y— Arrive Alive (@_ArriveAlive) April 29, 2018