A serious incident in Melkbosstrand has claimed the lives of eight people. It’s also been responsible for the major disruption of Cape Town traffic.
Major roads on the outskirts of Cape Town have been closed on Monday morning, after a devastating traffic accident claimed the lives of eight people and injured 13 more in Melkbosstrand. One critical patient has been airlifted to hospital.
CAPE TOWN TRAFFIC UPDATE FOR MONDAY 26 OCTOBER
During the morning rush-hour, a head-on collision between a Toyota Quantum minibus and a sedan caused abject carnage on a key artery to the N7. The incident occurred on Melkbosstrand Road, and it has caused a significant backlog of traffic:
- The M19 between N7 and Melkbosstrand has been cordoned off.
- Melkbosstrand Road is closed in both directions
- Furthermore, the busy Mamre Road exit has also been shut-off.
- We are expecting an update soon on when the roads will be reopened.