Taxi driver killed in ‘road rage’ incident

2011-06-20 07:30

A taxi driver was shot and killed, allegedly by a security guard, in an apparent road rage incident, The Star reported today.

The driver, Zakhele Tshabalala, allegedly cut off a security van near Mdlalose Street in Protea Glen on Saturday evening.

The van came to an abrupt halt and its driver went to the driver’s side window of the Toyota Quantum.

Then he allegedly took out his pistol and shot Tshabalala in the chest and head, as well as a man on the passenger side.

Tshabalala died instantly and his passenger was in a critical condition in hospital.

Police spokesperson Kay Makhubele said: “We are still trying to determine the circumstances that led to the death.

“We are still looking. No one has been arrested.”

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