12 Zimbabweans die in South Africa horror kombi accident
Limpopo police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said that 11 “suspected” Zimbabweans died on the spot while one later died at Polokwane hospital after a Polokwane-bound kombi they were travelling in collided with a truck going the opposite direction and caught fire near Botlokwa village along the N1 North highway. Three of the victims were burnt beyond recognition,
Said Lt Ngoepe:
Twelve people were killed in a culpable homicide case which occurred along the N1 North near Botlokwa village. The driver of the kombi hit a stray donkey resulting in him losing control of the vehicle and it subsequently collided with a truck which was travelling from Polokwane to Makhado. One of the victims later died this morning (yesterday) while admitted to Polokwane Provincial Hospital.
He said they were still conducting forensic investigations to determine the identities of the victims.