Policeman killed in storm

The vehicle that was crushed by a container

Off-duty policeman constable E Munsamy and Warrant officer Vasi Chetty were travelling in a private motor vehicle in Rotterdam Road in Bayhead earlier today (Tuesday) when a container was blown off a truck, due to strong winds, crushing the vehicle.

Chetty was unfortunately declared dead at the scene while Munsamy, who was extricated from the vehicle in a four hour operation, has been taken to St Augustine’s hospital in a serious but stable condition.


Maritzburg sun reporter

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