A motorbike rider was killed this afternoon when his motorbike collided with a bakkie in Florida North, West of Johannesburg.
Shortly after 15:30 paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived at the intersection of Ontdekkers and Konradie Streets where they found the rider, believed to be in his early twenties, a few meters away from his motorbike. He showed no signs of life. Paramedics initiated CPR but was unable to revive him. He was later declared dead on the scene.
A woman in the bakkie, believed to be the passenger, was treated on the scene for moderate injuries. She was later transported to a nearby hospital by another medical service. The driver of the bakkie was assessed on scene. He sustained no injuries.
It is understood that the motorbike collided into the side of the bakkie. The exact cause of the incident is not yet known. The Johannesburg Metro Police attended the incident and will conduct and investigation to determine the exact cause.
Yesterday (2015-09-29) at about 15:20 Bishop Lavis Crime Prevention Unit were busy with Crime Prevention in Bonteheuwel, Bishop Lavis. While they were busy with crime prevention patrols in Soetdoring Street they come across a white Hyundai Sonata with two occupants.
They then stopped the vehicle and searched the occupants (male and female) and the vehicle. Members then found three plastic bags containing heroin in the glove box between the seats to an estimated street value of R500 000 and also found R20 443,10 in cash the vehicle.
A 30 year old male from Belgravia, Athlone and 18 year old female (student grade 12) also from Belgravia, Athlone were arrested.
A case of dealing in drugs was opened for investigation.
A shooting at the Ga Rankuwa Mall this afternoon at around 13h00 has tragically left two people dead. Exact detail to the cause of the shooting and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the two men lying on the ground in the Mall with life threatening wounds, one of them believed to be an employee . Tragically, both men died at the scene due to the extensive injuries that they sustained.
This morning at about 08:30, members attached to Western Cape Trio Crimes and gangs followed up information about drugs activities at Parksig Villas, Bellville.
Three suspects aged between 29 and 36 were arrested.
Various drugs such as Tik, Dagga, Cocaine with estimated street value of R8 000, 00 were confiscated.
All three suspects are expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on 21 September 2015 facing charges of possession of drugs.
Two people were injured after two bakkies collided along the M7 east bound lane near the Malvern off ramp. Exact detail is still speculative and will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics and their rescue unit arrived at the scene and found that the vehi9cles had veered off the road and plunged down a steep embankment. The wreckage of the one coming to rest on top of the other one. Miraculously they escaped with minor injuries.
The driver of the bottom vehicle was treated at the scene and then transported to hospital while the other driver was left with the police for investigation.
A side impact accident at the intersection of Black burrow and Allan Paton Roads last night at around 23h12 has left three people injured, one seriously so. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that one person had sustained critical injuries while two others escaped with minor injuries. After medics treated the injured at the scene, they transported them to various hospitals for the care that they required.
A head-on collision along Edendale Road in Pietermaritzburg has left one dead and two others seriously injured. Exact detail to the cause of the accident is still speculative and will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics and two other services arrived at the scene and found the roadway littered with accident debris and the twisted frames of the vehicles. After medics treated the seriously injured at the scene they transported them to a local hospital for the care that they required.