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Dutywa police investigating culpable homicide case after taxi accident

Mar 10, 2018
Dutywa police investigating culpable homicide case after taxi accident

Dutywa police are investigating a case of culpable homicide following a fatal taxi accident on Friday.

"It is alleged that a Toyota Quantum that was conveying learners of a high school from Ngcobo to Willowvale had accident near Mbewuleni Village, Dutywa along R408 road," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The accident took place on Friday, at about 21:00.

"A female of about 17 years and a 27 year old taxi driver were fatally wounded."

He said that other 12 learners were rushed to Butterworth hospital.

"The taxi did not collide with other vehicle."

The cause of the accident is not known at this point in time.

Dutywa Police are busy investigating the cause of the accident.