Drunk driver crashes into culpable homicide scene in Oaklands

Drunk driver crashes into culpable homicide scene in Oaklands

An intoxicated driver was arrested after he collided into a First Responder vehicle attending to a Culpable Homicide case on Todd Street in the vicinity of Oaklands – KZN.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) were called out to a pedestrian/vehicular accident.

On arrival, RUSA Members discovered that the pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries which resulted in his demise after he was struck by a white Toyota Quantum.

While attending to the scene, a silver VW Polo collided into the rear of RUSA Response Vehicle (picture 1). The driver was under the influence of alcohol. He abandoned his vehicle and fled down a steep embankment.

Reaction Officers and Policemen from the Verulam SAPS pursued and apprehended him.

He sustained a suspected fracture to his right leg after he fell during the chase.

The man was transported to hospital and will be criminally charged after being examined.


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