Police have warned motorists travelling along the Harare-Bulawayo highway that the road has been blocked by a petrol-laden haulage truck trailer near Karina fuel service station in Norton.
In a statement, ZRP has advised motorists to use alternative routes and the diversion roads created in order to clear the blockage. Reads the statement:
The ZRP reports a road traffic in On Christcident which occurred on 25/12/22 at around 0745 hours at the 39 km peg along Harare –Bulawayo Road, Near Karina Garage Norton.
The second trailer of a petrol tanker, with 24 000 litres of petrol, unhooked leading to road blockage.
The Police, Fire Brigade, Vehicle Examination Department and Environmental Management Agency are at the scene clearing the road.
Motorists travelling along Bulawayo-Harare towards Norton, are advised to use alternative routes and the diversion roads created in order to clear the blockage.
Drivers are urged to cooperate with police officers controlling traffic at the scene as movements are slow.