Truck hits power box

2015-06-11 06:01

A TRUCK driver hit a power box causing power outages in the business area on Riverview Road in Missionlands on Tuesday.

According to Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) head, officers were dispatched to the area after receiving a call from a Verulam-based businessman who said that a truck had collided with a power box.

“Upon arrival officers were informed that the truck had left the scene and was parked at a business down the road. Officers proceeded to the business and located the driver who was under the influence of alcohol. He was taken back to the scene and admitted to knocking down the power box,” said Balram

Several businesses in the area were affected due to the power outage.- Supplied

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