Philadelphia Road closed in WC due to protest action

It’s believed some community members are up in arms over a lack of adequate housing in the area.

A file image of the South African Police Service members monitoring protest action. Picture: Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - A protest has led to a section of the R302 near Philadelphia Road being closed this morning.

It's believed some community members are up in arms over a lack of adequate housing in the area.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says, "Currently we've got a situation on Klipheuwel, Philadelphia Road at the four-way stop at Philadelphia where the road has been closed due to protest action on both sides of the four-way stop."