Police are investigating a hit-and-run after a shocking video emerged showing a motorist running over a security guard at a Stellenbosch shopping complex.
In the video, which has gone viral on social media, the driver of a white bakkie can be seen talking to the security guard who gestures to the driver to not drive in the intended direction.
The interaction goes on for a few seconds before the driver runs over the security guard in full view of the people in the parking lot.
The security guard was taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. His condition is unclear.
Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk confirmed that the hit-and-run happened at the shopping complex in Saffraan Avenue, between 14:30 and 15:00 last Tuesday, April 30.