Motorists warned to beware when passing under bridges in KZN

A large rock was thrown at the car from a bridge between Tongaat and Ballito.

Motorists are warned to exercise caution when passing underneath overhead bridges in the province, following a double fatality in Tongaat.

READ THE STORY HERE: Holiday makers’ children killed in rock throwing attack near Ballito

MEC for Transport, Community and Liaison, Mxolisi Kaunda issued the warning to motorists in light of an incident in which two children aged between 15 and 7 years were killed on Tongaat Bridge.  It is alleged the driver was passing beneath a bridge when a large rock was hurled at his car, which resulted in the death of two children.  The father was taken to the nearest hospital for medical attention.  A case of murder was opened.

Kaunda warned motorists to be extra careful when travelling, saying: “We condemn the barbaric act that has resulted in the loss of these innocent lives. This kind of behaviour will be not be tolerated at all. I want to appeal to all those who might have information about this incident to come forward and assist the police. On behalf of government, we would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased.”

Michellé Izatt
Managing Editor

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