Ou Kaapse Weg will be closed until the SAPS have investigated the accident.
The woman was certified dead on arrival at the OR Tambo International Airport.
Commuters have been advised to seek alternative transport methods while emergency teams clear the derailment site.
The truck driver fled the scene of the accident, despite attempts by road users and eyewitnesses to stop him.
The cable exploded while the suspect was allegedly in the middle of the alleged act, said City Power.
Hlongwa, who was appointed deputy minister of mineral resources and energy in May 2019, died in a car crash on the N1 from Polokwane on Friday.

Six injured as taxi crashes into east shopping complex

The driver was trapped inside the vehicle.

Ramaphosa ‘shocked and saddened’ by Deputy Minister Hlongwa’s death

Hlongwa tragically lost her life in a motor vehicle accident on Friday on the N1 from Polokwane.

20 injured as Cape Town train derails at Bellville station

Commuters on the affected train route are advised to find alternative transport as some lines were rerouted, suspended, or are experiencing delays of up to an hour.

Man plunges 25m to his death from roof in Durban

It is believed that the man was working on the roof when he fell to the ground.

Ten-year-old schoolchild and father dead in Parktown crash with Rea Vaya Bus

A bus, two cars, and a motorcycle reportedly collided in Parktown on Tuesday morning.

Man drowns after falling in Vaal Dam

Paramedics say they assessed the man and found that he showed no signs of life.

Two killed in Free State crash

Paramedics say two teenage males had sustained serious injuries and required advanced life support intervention to stabilise them.

ANC councillor believed dead in head-on collision

A head-on collision on the Old St Faith’s Road on Friday night claimed the lives of three people.

Car smashes into entrance of hotel in uMhlanga

The vehicle was involved in a collision with another vehicle and was found after it had come to rest in the hotel foyer.

One dead, eight injured in multiple vehicle collision

The deceased was found underneath one of the three cars involved in the crash on Sunday morning.

Man killed as tractor and car collide

The accident took place along the R614 in the Harburg area, KwaZulu-Natal.

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