ALL OVER BAR THE TRIAL: Three hijackers were arrested on March 6 by Johannesburg police after a suburban car chase. Image: Johannesburg Police
JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Police arrested three hijackers after a car chase and shootout with police in Rosebank, Johannesburg on Friday March 6.
Now police have released a video of the high-speed, shots-fired, chase through traffic.
Watch the police video
At at 11:40am the Gauteng Flying Squad and Johannesburg SAPS chopper picked up the tracking signal of a hijacked VW Jetta with the assistance of Tracker.
TWO COLLISIONS - THEN A TREE
The vehicle was spotted in Rosebank in Johannesburg's northern suburbs and a chase / shootout ensued.
The suspects collided with two other vehicles and then crashed into a tree in Rosebank as they took a right turn way too fast.
One of those arrested had a leg wound. Two illegal firearms were seized.