Taxi bursts into flames closes N2 Highway

A Taxi burst into flames whilst driving on the N2 North Bound before Umgeni Road just after 7am on Wednesday morning.

Rescue Care Paramedics were in attendance on the South Bound Carriageway of a collision when they saw the fire. Fortunately, the taxi was empty and the driver managed to escape before the vehicle was engulfed in flames. The N2 was closed whilst Durban Fire Department quickly extinguished the blaze. Traffic was severely affected due to the incident.

The cause of the Fire is unknown at this stage.

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