A security officer is in a critical condition following the hijacking of a truck on Atlas Road in Kempton Park on Tuesday.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said reports from the scene indicated that the officer was escorting a truck transporting goods when he was shot by unknown men, Kempton Express reported.
“The exact detail as to what happened will form part of a police investigation. The man was stabilised on scene by Netcare 911 paramedics, and then intubated.
“The Netcare2 helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift the critically wounded officer to a level 1 trauma facility in Johannesburg for further medical care,” Mathe said.
– Caxton News Service