Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-08-18 06:00

Vehicle crashes into building: Ottawa -

One person was injured following an accident on Old Main Road in Ottawa on Sunday 7 August 2016.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from passing motorists requesting medical assistance for a woman who was injured in the accident. Upon arrival paramedics found a Toyota Corolla had crashed through a boundary fence before knocking into a business premises.

The driver of the vehicle sustained moderate injuries and was treated on scene by paramedics before being transported to hospital. The passenger was not injured.

Hijacking: Verulam -

Residents are urged to be on the lookout for a white C200 Mercedes-Benz with registration NJ 32130. The vehicle was hijacked from Robin Street in Dawncrest, Verulam, on Wednesday night by three armed suspects. The victim was assaulted with a firearm however refused medical attention.

If anyone spots the vehicle, contact Reaction Unit South Africa on 086 1234 333.

Stolen vehicle recovered: Verulam -

A Nissan Sentra that was stolen on Croton Road in Brindhaven, Verulam, recently was recovered by members of Reaction Unit South Africa abandoned on Alamanda Road.

At approximately 8.30pm on Wednesday night a member of public contacted the Rusa Operations Centre reporting the stolen vehicle. The caller claimed that the vehicle belonged to a relative who was visiting them and had parked the car on the roadside. When he returned to the spot where he had parked his car he found that it had been stolen.

The information was circulated via two-way radio to all Rusa officers. Officer Arveen Manohar was on patrol in Brindhaven when he noticed a vehicle matching the description abandoned on the roadside.

The vehicle was handed back to the owner who declined to register a criminal case.

Motor vehicle collision: Verulam -

Five people were injured following a motor vehicle collision on Inanda Road in Verulam, last week.

At approximately 7.20am on Monday morning members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the collision after receiving several calls from motorists reporting the incident.

Upon arrival officers found a VW Golf had collided into the back of a Toyota Hiace taxi.

Four occupants of the taxi and a passenger in the VW Golf sustained moderate injuries and were treated on scene before being transported to hospital.
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