Two injured and three vehicles catch fire during a catch in transit robbery, Pretoria
Tshwane Emergency Services received the call at approximately 21h15 on Friday, 18 March 2022, where it was reported that a vehicle was on fire on the N4 highway near Watermeyer offramp in Pretoria. Charles Mabaso, deputy chief: public information and liaison officer at the City of Tshwane Emergency Services, said, “Upon arrival at the scene, they found three vehicles that were on fire, of which one of them was a cash in transit vehicles. Paramedics were already treating two male patients reported to be security officers for injuries, which included facial burns. Fire fighters managed to extinguish the vehicles. One patient was transported to Meulmed Hospital in moderate to serious condition and the other patient was airlifted to Milpark Hospital in a critical condition.”
Mabaso added, “Law enforcement agencies continued with crime scene investigations while all ramps going to N4/N1 at Proefplass interchange were closed.”
Source: Charles Mabaso, deputy chief: public information and liaison officer, City of Tshwane Emergency Services
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