Search for a story:
News in brief - Date: 19 March 2017
Written by: / Viewed: 12562
The Makhado Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide following the death of a young woman and a 4-year-old girl.
According to a provincial police spokesperson, Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe, the accident occurred yesterday evening (18 March) about 20km south of Louis Trichardt on the N1. Two vehicles, travelling in opposite directions, collided head-on with each other.
Upon impact, said Ngoepe, both of the vehicles burst out in flames.
The 4-year-old girl was inside one of the vehicles – a Corsa bakkie – together with the woman aged 25. Both were burned to death before any help could arrive on the scene.
The driver of the second vehicle – a Landrover Discovery – survived the accident. The 34-year-old man, however, sustained serious burn wounds and is recuperating in hospital.
At this stage the cause of the accident is still under investigation by the police.
Readers are encouraged to comment on articles and express their opinion. The views expressed by readers should in no way be perceived as necessarily that of the newspaper or its staff members. Comments may be pre-moderated by our team and if found offensive, be removed.
When commenting, please respect others. Be polite to all the members of our community, including other commenters, authors and the subjects of articles. We believe strongly that the Zoutnet group of websites should be a safe and welcoming space for all individuals, groups and their ideas. As such, any rudeness, insults, hate speech, hostility, or language that incites racism or unfair discrimination may be removed and you may lose your ability to comment.
Two people passed away in a gruesome accident on the N1 South on Saturday, evening. Photo: Limpopo SAPS Communications.
Breaking news, news in brief, accident, N1, burn, Makhado Police, Makhado SAPS, accident, car crash, crash, Limpopo, Louis Trichardt, Makhado