Durban ( Pinetown ) Crompton Street near Halifax.
A driver working for the municipality of Pinetown has been injured after municipal workers stoned the vehicle as he was driving back to the depot this morning.
ER24 paramedics rushed to the scene to find the bakkie had gone through a fence and had crashed into a garage of a residence property. The driver was found walking around on scene, with blood pouring from his face. The patient was seated on the floor near the vehicle and was treated for a deep laceration to his face and possible neck and back injuries. Patient was given fluids through a drip due to the blood loss that he had sustained. The patient was transported to Life Entabeni Hospital for further medical care.
It is believed that the driver who works for the water department was stoned by municipal workers that are striking. He was stationary at the robot when the mob started to throw stone and rocks. One of the rock broke through the window and struck the man in the face. The driver who feared for his life speeded away but lost control and crashed into the fence of a residence property.
All necessary authorities were on the scene and would investigate the incident.