Would-be rapist killed by car on N2

2017-10-26 06:00
SA police. (File, News24)

SA police. (File, News24)

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Cape Town - A young woman survived an attempted rape ordeal on Sunday afternoon after her attacker was hit by car on the N2 near Site C, Khayelitsha.

According to eyewitness reports, the woman was walking to Driftsands using the fly-over pedestrian bridge when an okapi carrying man accosted her.

“He dragged me back towards Site C, I begged him not to harm me. We walked and when we found a gap in the wall, he was the first to crawl in and I used that chance to run away from him. He was quick, he grabbed me by my hair but after a struggle I got free and ran onto the N2,” she said, sobbing.

The man followed but his chase was cut short as an oncoming car hit him.

An ambulance arrived but nothing could be done to save the man.

Police spokesperson Marcellus Rajap would not comment at this stage, but said he would look into the matter.

Meanwhile, a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicated that seven people died on the province’s roads over the weekend.

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