Rusa crime round-up

2017-04-20 06:01

Eight injured in collision: Ndwedwe

Eight people were injured following a collision between a Toyota Hiace taxi and a Volvo SUV on the Ndwedwe Road in Ndwedwe on the morning of 3 April.

At approximately 7.46am members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from passing motorists reporting the collision. Upon arrival the Toyota Hiace taxi was found lying down an embankment. Six occupants of the taxi and two occupants of the Volvo SUV sustained minor to moderate injuries. They were treated on scene before being transported to hospital.

It is alleged that both vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when the taxi veered into the oncoming lane and collided into the Volvo SUV.

 

Arrow shot through roof: Verulam

At approximately 7pm on the night of April 3, members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to a residence on Vincent Dickinson Road in Canelands, Verulam after receiving a call from a homeowner stating that gun shots were fired at their home.

Upon arrival officers checked the property and found no signs of shots being fired. When Rusa officers checked the roof they found a pink, steel tip arrow lodged in the roof. It could not be established who had fired the arrow or what their intentions were.

No one was injured in the incident.


Motor vehicle collision: Tongaat

A 20-year-old man was injured following a collision on the R102 at the entrance of Buffelsdale in Tongaat on the morning of April 5.

At approximately 7am members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from passing motorists reporting the incident. Upon arrival a Mercedes-Benz tip truck and a Ford Fiesta were found to have been involved in the collision. The driver of the Ford Fiesta suffered moderate injuries and was treated on scene before being transported to hospital.

It is alleged that the Ford Fiesta was turning onto the R102 from Dahlia Road when the tip truck knocked into it.

 

Drunken man stabbed: Verulam

At approximately 11.15am on April 6, members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Wick Street in the Verulam CBD after receiving reports of a man who had been stabbed in the neck.

Upon arrival the 36-year-old Trenance Park resident was found seated on the roadside bleeding from an open wound to his chin. Witnesses claimed that the intoxicated man was walking on Wick Street flashing R700 in cash in full view of the public claiming that no one was brave enough to rob him.

In his drunken state he verbally abused onlookers and vendors who asked him to put his money away. Three suspects approached the man and robbed him of the cash before stabbing him. The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Paramedics attended to him on scene, however he declined hospital treatment.

 

Cash-in-transit vehicle overturns: Ndwedwe

At approximately 2.30pm on April 6, members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the P100 in Ndwedwe after receiving reports of a cash in transit vehicle that overturned.

Upon arrival the armoured vehicle was found several metres down an embankment. One of the three security personnel in the vehicle sustained moderate injuries and was treated on scene before being transported to hospital.

Circumstances surrounding the accident are unclear at this stage.

 

Man attempts suicide: Verulam

At approximately 4pm on Friday, April 7, members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Frog Road in Waterloo, Verulam after receiving reports of an attempted suicide.

Upon arrival it was established that a 27-year-old man was intoxicated when he broke a beer bottle and slit his throat with a jagged piece of glass. The man bled excessively from his wound. Rusa medics stabilised him on scene before transporting him to hospital in a critical condition.

Details surrounding the incident have not been established at this stage.


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