Motorists are urged to steer clear of the north bound lane of the R102 at the Phoenix intersection.
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa, the South African Police, Traffic Police and the Ethekwini Fire Department are currently on scene where a Hyundai ix35 is engulfed in flames. The vehicle is on the left lane at the intersection. Traffic delays are expected due to two lanes of the road being closed off.
The driver was on his way home to Verulam when he noticed smoke emminating from the engine compartment of his vehicle as he came to a stop at the intersection. When he opened the bonnet the vehicle burst into flames. The cause of the fire is yet to be established.
The driver was not injured.