Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-09-08 06:00

Seven-year-old knocked down: Verulam

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl was knocked down by a Toyota Venture on Crocodile Road in Waterloo, Verulam, on Monday 29 August.

At approximately 2.30pm members of Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) were dispatched to the accident after receiving several calls from the public requesting medical assistance for the injured pedestrian.

Upon arrival the Grade 2 pupil was treated for her injuries before being transported to a local hospital.

It is alleged that the child was standing in the centre of the road when she suddenly stepped into the flow of traffic resulting in her being hit.

Unlicensed driver involved in collision: Verulam

At approximately 2.45pm on Tuesday 30 August members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Old Main Road in Ottawa, Verulam after receiving reports of a motor vehicle collision.

Upon arrival it was established that a Toyota­ Corolla collided into the back of a VW Polo, which was turning into Kissoon Road.

The occupants of both vehicles, including five school children who were in the VW Polo, were not injured in the accident.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla was not licensed. His vehicle was also not licensed. Authorities arrived at the scene and the driver of the Toyota Corolla was charged accordingly.

Theft of motor vehicle: Verulam

Be on the lookout for a white KB 260 Isuzu bakkie with registration NJ 60099. The bakkie was stolen from Riverview Road in Verulam on the morning of 2 September.

The vehicle was seen exiting the Verulam CBD shortly after it had been stolen.

If anyone spots the bakkie, they must contact Reaction Unit South Africa on 086 1234 333.

Vehicle on fire: Verulam

At approximately 8.10am on Saturday 3 September members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Court Lane in the Verulam CBD after receiving reports of a motor vehicle on fire.

Upon arrival officers found smoke emanating from the bonnet of a VW Golf. Officers managed to disconnect the battery before extinguishing the fire.

The engine compartment was completely destroyed by the fire.

Details surrounding the cause of the fire has not been established however an electrical fault is suspected.

- Supplied.

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