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Pretoria cash in transit heist on N1: Three injured in ambush

Pretoria's N1 highway was the scene of an alleged ambush on Friday, involving a cash-in-transit vehicle. Three guards were hurt, according to Netcare911

On Friday morning, November 19th, an ambush was reported on the N1 motorway near Murreyhill Road in Pretoria, targeting a vehicle carrying cash. There were three security guards hurt in the shooting, and Netcare911 medics came to the scene. 

Response from NETCARE911 to the CIT heist 

Speaking for Netcare911, Shawn Herbst said that at 10:21 on Friday morning, medics were notified of the cash in transit heist in Pretoria. 

On-the-ground accounts suggest an ambush on a truck transporting money. The vehicle was rammed, witnesses told police," stated Herbst.

The cash in transit van lost its balance due to the alleged ramming and flipped over. Injuries were sustained by three guards during the incident. 

According to Herbst, they were all treated for non-gunshot wounds and had slight to serious injuries. After receiving first care at the scene of the Pretoria cash in transit crime, the victims were sent to a nearby hospital. 

After the incident, the [South African Police Service] would investigate what led up to it, as stated by Herbst.

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