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Watch: Truck Driver Brutally Assaulted by Taxi Association Security on N4 Highway

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A truck driver fell victim to a brutal assault by security personnel allegedly affiliated with a local taxi association on Monday night.

The incident occurred on the N4 highway between Mananga road and the BP garage in Komatipoort.

The harrowing assault was captured by the truck’s onboard camera, revealing the appalling sight of three individuals viciously attacking the truck driver, who appeared defenseless and did not retaliate.

After subjecting the driver to the merciless beating, the assailants hastily fled the scene, leaving the victim behind.

The motive behind this heinous attack is not known at this stage.

The severity of the assault was evident as another truck driver stumbled upon the victim lying incapacitated in front of his truck.

The driver immediately alerted emergency services, prompting the dispatch of an ambulance to the scene.

As of now, the identity of the assaulted truck driver remains undisclosed, and there is no update on his current medical condition.

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However, this appalling incident serves as a stark reminder of the vulnerabilities faced by truckers plying the N4 route at the hands of the taxi assoication security personnel.

Authorities are urged to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter and bring the perpetrators of this barbaric act to justice.

Stay tuned for further updates on this developing story.

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