Accident closes part of N1 highway

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says motorists can expect major delays.

A motorist trapped in a bakkie on Lower Church Street following an accident on 15 October 2013. Picture: Zain Johnson/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says motorists can expect major delays on their way home this afternoon as a part of the N1 outgoing has been closed.

This is due to an accident involving a truck and a bakkie at the Woodstock turnoff on Lower Church Road.

Emergency workers are busy trying to a free motorist from a bakkie.

Africa says, "Because of this accident, a part of the N1 is closed to traffic. We urge motorists to make use of alternative routes when leaving Cape Town in the direction of Paarl."