An incident has caught the attention of the city’s area after a horrific accident occurred on the R80 Mabopan highway. Due to the incident, a woman has been reported dead in the accident. According to the sources, two trucks collided on the R80 Mabopane highway that happened on Wednesday morning, March 22, 2023. In this accident, a light motor vehicle was also involved. Unfortunately, a woman has been reported dead in the accident but her details have not been shared by the police. Let’s find out more details about the incident and how did it happen.
R80 Mabopane Highway Accident Today
Tshwane Emergency Service spokesperson, Charles Mabaso said that one of the two trucks lost control while on road and drove into oncoming traffic. Since the incident took place, many people are taking their social media handles to know more about these details and want to know how did it happen to her. After the incident took place, 911 received a call about the incident and later, they reached the spot and tried to handle the situation. Unfortunately, the woman was declared dead on the spot. As per the reports, police didn’t disclose the name of the deceased due to privacy reasons.
In the incident, the truck was carrying bricks and was traveling north on the R80 when it lost control and drove over the road island, and collided with a truck and a light motor vehicle. The incident took place at around 10:00. Charles Mabaso, Tshwane Emergency Services spokesperson said,” The driver of the other vehicle, a man, was airlifted to Milpark hospital, while the male driver of the light vehicle escaped unharmed”.
Now, the police is investigating the case to get more details about this and trying to identify the incident. The Tshwane Emergency Services Department took its Facebook page and wrote,” NOTICE: Crash (2 Vehicles) on N1 Northbound after Olifantsfontein Rd, Left lane closed, Drive carefully. 3 fatalities on the scene. Emergency Services and law enforcement agencies are managing the incident”. Due to the incident, the road was closed for long hours but later, the emergency personnel managed the traffic so, people couldn’t survive the incident for a long time. It was reported that the truck was carrying bricks and was traveling north on the R80 when it lost control while driving and went into another lane. The deceased family is suffering from a difficult time. Let’s find out more about these details and stay tuned with us to know more details.