Thabiso Goba
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5 Aug 2022
07:29

Motorist shot and killed in Isipingo, Durban

Thabiso Goba

The driver suffered gunshot wounds to his face and died on the scene.

A motorist was shot and killed in Isipingo, Durban, while attempting to flee gunmen on Thursday. Photo: Supplied

A motorist was shot and killed on a busy road in Isipingo, Durban, after crashing into a truck while reportedly fleeing from his attackers.

According to a statement released by security company PT Alarms, the incident happened along Platt Drive on Thursday afternoon.

It is alleged that the white Mercedes crashed into a truck. Thereafter a vehicle believed to be a Fortuner, stopped and one male alighted from the vehicle. The male was armed with a firearm, alleged to be a high-calibre weapon. The armed male opened fire on the driver of the Mercedes and fled.

PT Alarms said the driver sustained gunshot wounds to his face and died on the scene.

Police were approached for comment but none had been received by time of print.