Man dies after jumping off Joburg highway bridge

The circumstances around his death have not been confirmed but an eyewitness says it appears the man jumped off the bridge earlier on Tuesday.

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JOHANNESBURG - A man has died after falling from a bridge on the N1 Highway near the Gordon’s Road turnoff in Johannesburg.

The circumstances around his death have not been confirmed but an eyewitness says it appears the man jumped off the bridge earlier on Tuesday.

ER24's Russel Meiring said: “Several vehicles have come to a stop causing traffic to back up. The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but authorities are on the scene for further investigation.”