N3 officially reopened following truck, car collision

Two vehicles collided and burst into flames blocking the flow of traffic along the route for several hours.

A truck and a vehicle were involved in a fatal accident on the N3 near Harrismith on 23 December 2016. Picture: @Netcare911_sa

JOHANNESBURG - The N3 highway in Harrismith in the Free State has been reopened after a truck accident that left three people dead.

A truck and a vehicle collided in the early hours of Friday and burst into flames blocking the flow of traffic along the route for several hours.

Traffic spokesperson in the province Kabelo Moloabi said: “The accident scene has been cleared and vehicles can travel smoothly. We are still experiencing a high volume of vehicles.”

(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)