Police are urging motorists to avoid Ikamvelihle in Motherwell.
According to police spokesman captain Andre Beetge, protest action is flaring up in the area – a continuation from this afternoon’s riots.
“Residents and motorists are advise to use extreme caution when entering this area, particularly the Addo Road and M17.
Protesters are pelting stones at passing motorists and police,” he said.
Beetge added that the scene was being monitored and police were attempting to calm the situation.
This is a developing story.