Johannesburg - A driver was injured when his truck overturned in Orlando West, Soweto, Johannesburg metro police said on Wednesday.

“The truck was carrying food deliveries such as rice and cooking oil. The accident happened at the intersection between Klipspruit Valley Road and the M17,” Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

The area was cordoned off while the oil that spilled onto the road was cleaned up.

Minnaar advised motorists to use Mooki Street as an alternative route.

The driver was taken to hospital.