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Dutywa police investigating case of culpable homicide after car rolls on N2

Nov 22, 2018
Dutywa police investigating case of culpable homicide after car rolls on N2

Dutywa police are investigating a culpable homicide case following a fatal accident that occurred on the N2 highway on Wednesday afternoon.

"It is alleged that a vehicle overturned along N2 road near Ngxakaxha Village, Dutywa, on Wednesday, at about 16:45," said police spokesperson, Captain Manatha.

"The 27-year-old male driver passed away at the scene.

"A 40-year-old male passenger was rushed to Butterworth hospital, but died on the way to the hospital."

Dutywa police investigating cause of accident

He said that both deceased are known, but their identities are still withheld as their next of kin have not been informed of their death.

"The cause of the accident is not known but under investigation by Dutywa Police Detectives."

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