Man killed in road rage incident

2010-01-01 22:09

Johannesburg - A taxi driver was allegedly shot dead by a tow truck driver following a road rage incident in Vanderbijlpark on Friday, Vereeniging paramedics said.

"One of the vehicles drove in front of the other cutting it off and the taxi driver allegedly threw a rock at the windscreen of the tow truck," ER24 spokesperson Lloyd Krause said.

The enraged tow truck driver took out a gun and fired shots at the taxi, wounding its driver and a passenger.

The driver died on his way to hospital and the passenger was in a critical condition.

Other passengers on board the taxi were unharmed during the incident.