Thursday, 02 August 2018
Reitz: Motorists travelling on the R57 between Reitz and Kestell must expect delays due to an accident involving a truck and a train.
The collision occurred approximately three kilometres outside Reitz this afternoon (17:00).
The male train driver and three others travelling with him, two males and a female, were transported to a hospital in Bethlehem with slight to minor injuries. The truck driver escaped unharmed. Motorists are advised to travel via Bethlehem to avoid traffic congestion.
Authorities are currently on the scene to clear an unconfirmed substance which spilled during the accident. Police also appeal to residents of Reitz to stay clear of the accident scene until the spillage and the effects thereof, are fully determined.