Gauteng police have confirmed a shooting incident on the M1 North near the Buccleuch interchange on Wednesday.
While the exact details around the shooting are still unclear, it’s understood several gunshots were fired during an alleged armed robbery on the highway.
Police and emergency personnel are combing through the scene and are urging motorists to use alternative routes.
JMPD’s Xolani Fihla said: “The road has been closed off to traffic.”
— Asanda Magaqa 🇿🇦 (@asandamagaqa) April 21, 2021
Shooting Incident on the M1 north Woodhead exit. The road has been closed off to traffic due to the crime scene. Expect heavy delays. Motorists are advised to avoid the to use Pretoria Main Rd & Western Service Rdas alternatives. #JHBTraffic pic.twitter.com/aiK7BJJbtD
— Jo’burg Metro Police Department – JMPD (@JoburgMPD) April 21, 2021
Delays up to 40 minutes for M1 north pic.twitter.com/wf41zswuqW
— Tebogo Nana Kwame (@tebogo_kwame) April 21, 2021
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