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Bianca Pindral
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14 May 2018
1:37 pm

Schweppes and samp trucks collide at Krugersdorp intersection

Bianca Pindral

Traffic is heavily backed up in all directions heading towards the intersection. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

Photo from the scene. Photo: Submitted.

Emergency services have reported that two trucks, one carrying Schweppes beverages and the other carrying prepacked dried foods, collided at the Pinehaven/ N14 intersection (R28) in Krugersdorp earlier today, May 14, Krugersdorp News reports.

A number of other vehicles were also involved in the collision.

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There have been no reports of fatalities as yet.

Photo from the scene.
Photo: Submitted.

Members at the scene report heavy congestion on the roads leading to the intersection, as the cans of Schweppes and packets of food are still obstructing the road.

The roads affected are the R28 downhill near Silverstar Casino coming from Mount Usambara, the N14 coming from Pretoria heading towards Krugersdorp, the N14 coming from Netcare Pinehaven towards Sasol Pinehaven, and Hendrik Potgieter Road coming from Farm City towards Cradlestone Mall.

This is not the first time trucks carrying food have crashed at this spot.

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