MyCiti bus fire this afternoon in the centre lane of Nelson Mandela Boulevard at hospital bend inbound to Cape Town CBD – M3 / N2 / Philip Kgosana – No passengers on board at time. Fire started in battery / engine compartment.
Traffic in the Cape Town area came to a standstill after road was closed due to the bus fire as well as 2 MVAs in the area.
The City’s mayco member for Safety and Security JP Smith says the fire started from the engine compartment and quickly engulfed the bus. He says the driver managed to escape.
WC, CAPE TOWN