Road accident claimed lives on Kathu and Danielskuil roads

The Kathu police are investigating a culpable homicide case, following an accident that happened on the  R-380 road in Kathu on Saturday, the 15th of July 2023. Police spokesperson sergeant Molefi Shemane says preliminary investigations indicate that a truck and a motor vehicle collided head-on. Shemane says the vehicle caught fire and the driver burned beyond recognition. Shemane says in a separate incident on Sunday, the 16th July 2023 a white Toyota Quantum Mini Taxi and a white Polo TSI collided head-on on the R-31 road in Danielkuil. He says the accident claimed nine lives of whom 3 are children. 11 were hospitalized of which 3 injured, who were occupants of the white Polo and the eight from the mini bus taxi. He says Kathu emergency services declared 9 deceased on the scene and the investigations are under way.

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang

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