National 10.8.2016 09:34 am

Burning tanker closes N1 South near Polokwane

A tanker is on fire on the N1 south outside Polokwane. Picture: @TrafficSA via Twitter

A tanker is on fire on the N1 south outside Polokwane. Picture: @TrafficSA via Twitter

Motorists are advised to use the R101 until further notice.

The spokesperson for the Limpopo department of transport, Kagiso Mootane, reports: “The N1 South will be closed for a while due to a tanker (petrol/diesel) that is on fire around Vienen area.”

Motorists are advised to use the R101 for now, reports the Bosveld Review.

According to reports motorists are being diverted onto the R101 from the Shell Ultra City just outside Polokwane.

Caxton News Service

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