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R72 closed due to truck accident

The R72 is obstructed and closed between Kenton-on Sea and Port Alfred following a truck accident on Friday morning. The cause of the accident is still unknown and no injuries have been reported as yet.

“Motorists are advised to use the N2, the R67 and R343 Salem roads as alternative routes for traffic travelling between East London and Port Elizabeth,” announced Unathi Binqose, spokesperson for the Department of Transport in the Eastern Cape.

If you wish to get an update on the state of the road before you travel, please contact the department’s customer care line on 0800 644 644


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