Tanker overturns, causes traffic nightmare in Durban

Spaghetti Junction.

Spaghetti Junction.

The driver of the tanker was injured in the accident.

A tanker carrying sodium hydroxide tanker has overturned at Spaghetti Junction at EB Cloete Interchange in Durban, Northglen News reports.

The N3/N2 ramps on to the N2 (northbound) from Spaghetti Junction has been closed as a result of the accident.

It is unclear at this stage what caused the accident. Rescue personnel have been called out to the scene, and there is a cleanup operation under way.

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Traffic has been severely affected going north, and police have urged motorists to find alternative routes.

Garrith Jamieson of Rescue Care said the driver of the tanker was injured in the accident.

More to follow.

– Caxton News Service

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