Man critical after Benoni hijacking

2010-10-29 10:19

Johannesburg - A 54-year-old man was critically injured after being shot and hijacked in a driveway in Benoni, Johannesburg, Gauteng paramedics said on Friday.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said they found the man outside the gate of a house in Rynfield on Thursday evening, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was able to tell paramedics and police he'd been injured in an attempted hijacking, although other details were unclear.

A security company was notified and managed to call for help.

No car was found on the scene.

The man was rushed to a hospital in Benoni.

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