A mob of angry protestors have now allegedly set several trucks alight on the N2 freeway on Tuesday afternoon as commuters head home for the day.
Earlier on Tuesday police arrested three suspects for arson and public violence at noon following the service violent protests that broke out in the early hours of the morning.
According to reports and videos posted on social media from the scene protestors set a municipal buildings and a state owned vehicle alight. They blocked the N2 at Izingolweni between Hibberdene and Port Shepstone with burning tyres and rubble from around 4.30am in the morning. A heavy police presence is now monitoring the area.
This video of a burning truck has been circulating on social media on Tuesday afternoon with warnings to avoid the N2 freeway.
Watch the video here: