Two giraffe stranded on N1

A truck carrying the animals reportedly broke down on the highway.

A truck carrying the animals reportedly broke down on the highway. Picture: Thinus Botha ‏@thinusb_ Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Two giraffe are stranded on the N1 highway after the vehicle transporting them broke down this morning.

The incident has created a stir on Twitter, with a witness saying that one of the animals hit its head on Garsfontein bridge.

@ewnreporter 1 giraffe just now hit his head on Garsfontein bridge. Lots of blood. Was behind truck when it happened.

@ewnreporter 1 giraffe just now hit his head on Garsfontein bridge. Lots of blood. Was behind truck when it happened.

" @ewnreporter: #Giraffe Have you spotted the two giraffe stuck on the N1 highway? Tweet us!" Just drove past them. pic.twitter.com/7lUq5ukGj6