Two alleged hijackers died on Thursday morning in Kuils River after a high speed police chase, reports say.
According to News24, police spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut, said the suspects were driving a white Toyota Etios, which had been reported stolen in Fish Hoek last August.
The chase came to a crashing halt when the Etios crashed into a private vehicle, as the suspects tried to evade arrest.
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A report by IOL said a third occupant in the car, a 40-year-old man, sustained injuries.
“The driver and one of the passengers of the Etios succumbed to death while the third occupant, a 40-year-old man, sustained injuries,” said Traut.
He said the man was admitted to hospital where he would be detained for the possession of a 9mm pistol stolen during 2016 in East London, and the possession of a stolen Etios.
The driver of the private vehicle was not injured during the collision.