STATEMENT BY NETCARE 911:
At 07H51 Monday morning, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a vehicle off a bridge on Marine Drive in Shelly Beach.
Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a light motor vehicle, who was also the only occupant, lost control, crashing through a safety barrier, then coming to rest upside down in the river below.
Police divers had assessed the scene and found that the driver, an adult male, had sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased on the scene.
All necessary authorities are on scene.