Durban – Parts of the M7 in Pinetown have been temporarily closed after a truck caught alight on the highway early Sunday Morning.
ALS Paramedics said they responded to a truck on fire on the M7 Westbound before the N3 in Pinetown on Sunday morning at about 5:45.
“On arrival Paramedics found the Durban Fire Department in attendance tackling the blaze which mainly affected the horse,” ALS Paramedics said.
“Paramedics searched for the driver however it is alleged that he absconded from the scene when the vehicle started burning.
“The entire M7 was closed whilst the Fire Department extinguished the blaze.”
At this stage, the cause of the fire is unknown, however, relevant authorities were on the scene and will be investigating further.