At 21H41 Friday night, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on Riverside Road in Umgeni Park, Durban.
Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a light delivery vehicle lost control crashing through various objects before catching alight.
On arrival of the ambulance, the driver of the vehicle was not found on the scene. The Fire and Rescue Services managed to extinguish the fire.
Source: Shawn Herbst – Media Liaison Officer – Netcare Limited – Netcare 911
In Other News – Zimbabwe opposition official arrested over protests
In another incident, nine members of a rural teachers’ union and their lawyer were arrested for protesting poor remuneration and working conditions.
A senior official of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party said on Friday.
The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) organised several protests to highlight the collapsing economy in the southern African country, but the government has launched a crackdown on the rallies.
The MDC’s organising secretary Amos Chibaya was arrested on Thursday and appeared in court on Friday. read more