Earlier this morning IPSS Medical Rescue responded to the N2 northbound near Stanger after the driver of a truck had been shot during a hijacking.

On arrival, it was found that the driver was in a serious condition, and was stabilized on scene by IPSS Medical advanced life support before being transported to a local hospital in serious condition. The truck was not on the scene.

A short while later, IPSS Security manager, Sabelo, and his team located the truck in some sugarcane fields on the outskirts of Stanger. Unfortunately, the suspects had already fled with the load.

The scene has been handed over to SAPS for further investigation.