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EC police investigate culpable homicide after 6 die in accident

It's believed the driver of a bakkie lost control of the vehicle before it veered off the road and crashed.

Police tape generic. Picture: Gadeeja Abbas/EWN
road accident,Gerda Swart
Local

CAPE TOWN – Eastern Cape police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after six people were killed in a road crash.

The crash occurred yesterday on the near Thornhill.

It's believed the driver of the bakkie lost control of the vehicle before it veered off the road and crashed.

The police's Gerda Swart said, “Six passengers died on the scene and two of them were taken to hospital in the vicinity. The victims were between the ages of 14 and 18.”

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)


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