Gauteng cops probe double murder on N1 highway

A man was driving near Maraisburg when he was forced off the road by an unknown vehicle.

Two people were shot and a car set alight on the N1 highway in Maraisburg on 17 March 2015. Picture: @VitalmedER via Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police are investigating the murders of two people who were shot on Tuesday night on the N1 highway.

A man was driving near Maraisburg when he was forced off the road by an unknown vehicle.

The victim was then shot and his car set alight.

The police's Kay Makhubela explains how the second victim died.

"The second victim was about to check what was happening with the burning car when he was also shot."