A man has been killed and four others were injured after an apparent hijacking on the N4 at Woestalleen, Middelburg this evening.
It is believed that five suspects attempted to hijack a delivery vehicle when the driver shot at the men killing one and injuring four.
When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene, the one suspect had already succumbed to his injuries. He was declared dead on scene.
The driver and his passengers sustained no injuries.
The four suspects are still at large and SAPS along with the dog unit and other local authorities are still on the scene for further investigations.
Ineke van Huyssteen