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Lauren Beukes
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10 Oct 2017
2:11 pm

Policeman dies after container crushes vehicle during severe storm

Lauren Beukes

The container fell on to the police vehicle during a heavy storm.

People are trapped on Sarnia Road. Emergency services are trying their best to get to them

A policeman has died after a container fell on to the police vehicle he was travelling in on Rotterdam Road in Bayhead, Durban, during this morning’s raging storm, Southlands Sun reports.

Rescue Care paramedics are at the scene and have extricated another officer from the vehicle, who sustained injuries.

READ MORE: IN VIDEOS: Massive #DurbanStorm leaves a trail of destruction

Another incident being dealt with, where people are trapped in their vehicles on Sarnia Road. Rescue Care paramedics are currently trying to free them from their waterlogged cars.

Updates to follow.

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IN VIDEOS: Massive #DurbanStorm leaves a trail of destruction

– Caxton News Service

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