Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-06-09 06:00

Motor vehicle collision: Tongaat -

Thirteen people were injured following a collision between a taxi and a Nissan Navara on the Watson Highway in Tongaat on Sunday the 29 May.

Members of Rusa were called out to the scene after receiving several calls from passing motorists requesting medical assistance for the injured. Upon arrival approximately 13 people from both vehicles were treated by paramedics from several different private ambulance services for minor to moderate injuries before being transported to hospital.

It is alleged that the taxi was travelling on Watson Highway towards the beach when it collided with the Nissan Navara which was crossing over the main road

Theft of motor vehicle: Tongaat –

The public is requested to be on the lookout for a white Isuzu N4000 truck with registration NJ 28809. The vehicle was stolen from Crest Road in Watsonia on the morning of 2 June. It was fitted with an orange strobe light and had a green pipe loaded on the roof.

Please share this post and if anyone spots the vehicle contact Reaction Unit South Africa on 086 1234 333.

Armed robbery: Tongaat –

The public is requested to be on the lookout for a 2010 model, white BMW 3.20i with registration NJ 24844.

The vehicle was stolen during an armed robbery which occurred on Marine Drive in Sea Tides, Tongaat, on the night of 2 June 2016.

It is alleged that the 47-year-old victim had drove onto her property and closed the driveway gates when three suspects, who were armed with firearms, jumped over the boundary wall and forced her into the house.

The victim and her 17-year-old son were tied up while the suspects ransacked the home in search of valuables. They stole two plasma TVs, cellphones, jewellery, cash and a Defy microwave which was loaded into the victim’s vehicle. The suspects then fled the scene followed by two accomplices who were parked on the driveway in a silver grey VW Golf/Jetta.

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

Vehicle on fire: R102 - Verulam -

At approximately 4.45pm on 2 June members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to a vehicle on fire on the south bound lane of the R102 near the Canelands robots.

Upon arrival, officers found an Opel Corsa parked on the roadside. The driver explained that while travelling on the R102 he noticed smoke emanating out of the engine compartment. He stopped on the side of the road managed to extinguish the fire. Details surrounding the cause of the fire unclear at this stage however an electrical fault is suspected.

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