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‘Please Send Emergency Vehicles,’ Pleads Joburg Motorist As Armed Group Robs Motorists On M1 North

According to eyewitness accounts, a group of armed criminals has been taking advantage of the morning gridlock in the Central Business District (CBD) to carry out robberies at gunpoint.

Johannesburg motorists are facing a serious safety concern as reports of roadside robberies targeting drivers along the M1 North near the Crown Interchange have emerged. The situation has prompted authorities to issue a warning, urging motorists to steer clear of the area.

According to eyewitness accounts, a group of armed criminals has been taking advantage of the morning gridlock in the Central Business District (CBD) to carry out robberies at gunpoint. These incidents primarily occur along the M2 offramp, leaving motorists vulnerable and distressed.

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One motorist who experienced the terrifying ordeal shared their account with SurgeZirc SA, describing the chaos caused by the ongoing muggings. They reported, “There are five individuals armed with 9mm pistols, systematically robbing car after car. It’s an absolute mess. People are panicking and crashing their vehicles into the barrier lane out of fear of being targeted. Urgent assistance is needed as people are being terrorized in their own cars.”

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The gravity of the situation has resulted in a complete standstill in the area, with traffic congestion extending as far as Gold Reef City. The safety and security of motorists have been compromised, necessitating immediate action from law enforcement and emergency services.

In light of these alarming incidents, it is crucial for Johannesburg motorists to heed the warning and avoid the M1 North near the Crown Interchange until the situation is resolved. Taking alternative routes and staying informed about updates from authorities can help ensure the safety of individuals traveling through the CBD.

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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