A police officer has been wounded during a shootout with criminals on the N12 highway near Protea Glen, Soweto, in the early hours of Monday morning.
Johannesburg Metro Police spokesperson, Wayne Minnaar says the officer has been taken to hospital.
“Traffic is affected on the N12 easterly direction at the Protea Glen due to a crime scene where a shoot-out took place between SAPS and criminals. One member was seriously injured and taken to hospital. The road has been reopened and traffic is delayed coming to Johannesburg”.
@TrafficSA N12 east from impala road is closed due to shooting that took place at around 2am this morning, so please advise motorists to use alternative routes
— Rivisi (@DivisionRikhots) September 10, 2018