4 May 2018, Pretoria: A man, believed to be in his 40’s, was left critically injured yesterday following a cash-in-transit heist at the R71 and R36 intersection outside of Tzaneen in Limpopo.
ER24 Paramedics arrived on the initial scene to find a light motor vehicle on the side of the road. Numerous members of the local authorities were on the scene.
A short time later. Paramedics were informed that a patient was found approximately 3km further down the R36.
On arrival, paramedics found a man lying on the side of the road. Assessments showed that the man had sustained a gunshot wound to his shoulder and another to his abdomen, leaving him in a critical condition.
Treatment and advanced life support was immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilize the patient’s vital signs.
Once treated, the man was transported to a nearby private hospital for further treatment.
The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.