Truck caught alight on Robinson Pass

The Robinson Pass between Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay was closed on Sunday, after a truck burnt out on the R328 past Ruiterbos.

PICTURE: Mossel Bay Municipality

According to the Garden Route District Municipality, clean-up operations of the diesel spillage is underway.

The Disaster Management Manager, Adel Supra-Vertue, says no injuries were reported.

‘’Oudtshoorn firefighters have concluded their work at the fire scene and Garden Route District Fire Department have taken over the scene and will be handling the diesel spillage. [I] extend the teams gratitude to their counterparts in Mossel Bay for their help and assistance with the fire scene this morning.’’

She says that the road is expected to be opened to traffic again by 16:00 on Sunday.

The R328 to Oudtshoorn is closed from Hartenbosheuwels. Traffic is being diverted from Hartenbos on an alternative route to Oudtshoorn.


Done By: Mitchum George


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