N1 crash claims three lives

N1 crash claims three lives

Three people have been confirmed dead following a multi-vehicle accident on the N1 north near Atterbury Road in Tshwane on Saturday morning. 



Tshwane Metro Police Department spokesperson, Isaac Mahamba, says two vehicles were involved in the accident that took place just at around 4am. 


“Currently we can confirm three fatalities on scene and five lanes are closed to traffic. TMPD and SAPS are on scene until the accident is cleared. You are advised to use alternative routes.” 

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Mahamba adds it may take till lunch time to re-open all the lanes and motorists heading from Johannesburg to Tshwane are urged to avoid that stretch of the highway.


The cause of the accident is not known, but authorities are investigating. 


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