Criminals have been targeting motorists along the freeways of Cape Town, hurling stones at cars travelling the busy highways at night, according to local law enforcement. In Simonsvlei, a woman driving her husband’s car was last week killed after someone threw a brick that hit the vehicle, triggering the fatal crash. READ: Four killed[…]
Western Cape traffic officials are shocked at a video that appears to show traffic officers closing the N2 highway to allow drivers to “spin” their cars. A video published by Netwerk24 showed reckless driving on the N2 near Grabouw, where several traffic vehicles can be seen in attendance. The video[…]
The debris of accident scenes has been scattered across South African roads since the start of the Heritage Day weekend. The bodies of the seven people were recovered from a river in Maphumulo, KwaZulu-Natal, IPSS Medical Rescue spokesperson Paul Herbst said on Sunday. It is understood that the driver of[…]
The N2 highway near the R102 in Macassar, Cape Town was closed on Monday morning due to protest action. Protesters barricaded the road with burning tyres, senior Cape Town traffic officer Richard Coleman said. Coleman said community members started protesting for service delivery since 05:30. He said all on-ramps up[…]
A pedestrian has died after crossing the N2 near the Mew Way exit near Khayelitsha. City traffic spokesperson, Maxine Bezuidenhout, says the deceased is believed to be about 35 years old. The right hand lane of the N2 outbound was closed for some time to give officials an opportunity to[…]
Heavy rain in Cape Town on Friday morning has resulted in localised flooding and traffic delays. The unseasonal rain started falling in the early hours of the morning. The City of Cape Town tweeted that there was flooding on the N2 outbound at Liesbeeck, causing delays. There was also a[…]
Irate Barcelona informal settlement residents have threatened to continue protest on the N2 until their “rightful” ANC councillor candidate is put on the registered list. Alleged ANC members belonging to ward 40 in Nyanga said they wanted their “rightfully nominated” councillor candidate Bongani Mbili to be put on the list[…]
The number of violent and criminal incidents on the N2 has been dramatically reduced since the recent establishment of a priority committee. This was according to a statement issued by Community Safety MEC Dan Plato, Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith, Transport and Public Works[…]
The N2 incoming near Cape Town International Airport is open to traffic after burning debris and rubble were cleared, Western Cape police confirmed on Friday afternoon. Earlier, traffic officials had diverted traffic because of the obstruction. Spokesperson Colonel Tembinkosi Kinana said the traffic was free flowing and officials on the[…]
Two would-be robbers got more than they bargained for when they tried to rob an undercover metro police officer on the N2 near Cape Town on Thursday morning. The plain-clothed cop had been stationed at the roadside in a bait car in a planned operation on the so-called N2 “hell[…]
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