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Bakkie accident in Dutywa claims four lives

Aug 7, 2018
Bakkie accident in Dutywa claims four lives

Dutywa police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a bakkie that was on its way to Dutywa was involved in an accident. 

"The accident occurred on Monday, at about 11:10, at Ngonyama Bridge, Mputi Village near Dutywa," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha. 

"Four passengers were fatally injured namely a man and three women."

He said that nine other passengers were rushed to Butterworth hospital.

"The driver was airlifted to East London with a chopper," Captain Manatha said.

"The cause of the accident is not known but under investigation by Dutywa police detectives."