The City of Cape Town’s Traffic Services has urged motorists to be cautious on the N7 near Table View after two people died and 25 others were injured when a bus and a light delivery motor vehicle collided on Thursday, 3 February.
According to police spokesperson, FCc reports indicates that a Polo vehicle drove into the back of the delivery vehicle which was driving in the direction of Malmesbury. Van Wyk said this is then when the driver of the utility vehicle lost control and veered into the lane on the opposite side, crashing into an oncoming bus loaded with passengers.
Richard Coleman, spokesperson for the City of Cape Town’s Traffic Services confirmed the incident and said that the N7 is currently closed at Vissershok and traffic is being diverted towards Contermanskloof.
Coleman further mentioned that the right lane on the N7 northbound is closed and motorists should take caution when travelling in the area.
Update N7 Fatal crash
At this stage we have
2 fatalities confirmed,
2 slight injuries in
third vehicle and
23 x slight injuries in bus.@1SecondLater@_ArriveAlive @MARIUSBROODRYK @cci_network @rsa_trucker @TrafficRTMC @allcapetown @MakeSAsafe pic.twitter.com/288ywVVR17
— 1Second (@1SecondLater) February 3, 2022
Meanwhile, motorists can also expect delays on the N2 Outbound on Hospital Bend following a crash involving a taxi.
— Cape Town FMS (@CapeTownFreeway) February 3, 2022