Man trapped in vehicle after heavy thunderstorm rescued

Article 14/04/20 10:00 PM

The driver of the vehicle was helped out of the vehicle by rescue personnel.

A man who was trapped in a vehicle in Centurion of Tuesday evening, following a heavy thunderstorm was rescued by emegrency workers.

Ruan Heyns of emergency service CERT-SA said that upon arrival on the scene around 22:00, the man was found stuck inside his BMW following heavy thunderstorms last night.

The driver of the vehicle was helped out of the vehicle by rescue personnel.

“The driver, believed to be in his late 30s, was safely removed from the vehicle after about 20 minutes.

“Shortly thereafter, the vehicle was recovered from the water by First Help Towing Services,” said Heyns.

Members from Lyttleton police station, Aequitas Security Solutions, Scorpion Risk Services, Fidelity ADT, Monitor Net, Tshwane fire department and First Help Towing were on the scene.

Source: Rekord Newspaper: https://rekordcenturion.co.za/196160/man-trapped-in-vehicle-after-heavy-thunderstorm-rescued/