Community Safety

Festive Season Statistics

Between December 1 2019 to 05 January 2020, EMPD recorded four (4) fatal crashes/accidents in the Boksburg area, which includes Vosloorus.

On Tuesday 24 December 2019 at 18h27 in Vosloorus area, a male pedestrian who was a passenger on an LDV died, after the trailer ran him over, at the corner of Barry Marais and R103. On Tuesday 31 December 2019 in Boksburg area at 17h55, a female passenger died following a crash between 2x motor vehicles, at the corner of R554 and Trichardts. On Wednesday 01 January 2019 at 03:49 in Boksburg area, a driver and the passenger burnt beyond recognition, when their sedan lost control and crashed into a tree, at the corner of Herzog and Lancaster.

Ninety (90) motorists, were arrested for drunken driving. Fifty one (51) in Boksburg and thirty nine (39), in Vosloorus. One reported stolen/robbed motor vehicle, was recovered in Boksburg and it was impounded to Van Ryn’s Deep (Benoni), for safe keeping. One (1) suspect found with drugs, was apprehended in Reiger Park.

Seven hundred and ninety four (794) traffic fines were issued to offenders. Five hundred and forty six (546) in Vosloorus and two hundred and forty eight (248), in Boksburg.


Issued by:
Kobeli Mokheseng
EMPD Spokesperson