Gauteng MEC killed in accident

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development Nkosiphendule Kolisile was killed in a car accident on Saturday.

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development Nkosiphendule Kolisile. Picture: www.ecodev.gpg.gov.za

JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng have confirmed that Gauteng MEC for Economic Development Nkosiphendule Kolisile has died in a car accident.

It is alleged the MEC's driver and bodyguard were also killed in the accident.

It has been confirmed that the accident occurred in the Free State en route to the Eastern Cape.

It's understood Kolisile was on his way to attend a funeral.

This is a developing story and will be updated.