Three people have died in an accident on M3 Highway near Tokai.
Police are investigating the fatal crash in which three alleged robbers have been killed and and another suspect critically injured.
It's alleged that authorities were in pursuit of the apparent robbers after a burglary took place at a house in Diep River.
A high speed chase ensued on the M3 freeway were the suspects drove their Toyota Corolla on the wrong side of the road, colliding with two other vehicles.
The incoming and outgoing lanes between Ladies Mile and Tokai Road have been closed.
#CPTTraffic M3 outbound btwn Ladies Mile & Tokai rd there is an accident. M3 inbound & outbound is closed between Ladies Mile and Tokai— EWN Traffic (@EWNTraffic) October 12, 2016
Police also recovered suspected stolen items from the vehicle.
There are heavy delays near Wynberg, Constantia, Bergvliet, Plumstead and Diep River.