Accident on N8 obstructing one lane

Authorities are still on the scene of an accident involving two trucks on the N8 some 30km outside Bloemfontein early this morning.

ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing says the trucks are believed to have collided head-on just after 05:00. Both vehicles caught fire after the accident. Bodasing says occupants in both trucks sustained fatal injuries. The number of fatalities are however still unknown. One lane has been opened.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution and reduce speed when approaching the accident scene.- Christal-Lize Muller.