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East London police investigate fatal head-on collision

Feb 6, 2019
East London police investigate fatal head-on collision

A case of culpable homicide is being investigated following a head-on collision, which took place at the intersection of R72 and Marine Drive in East London on Tuesday, at approximately 11:50.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Hazel Mqala, the vehicles a sedan with two occupants and an LDV with three occupants collided head on.

"One person from the sedan was fatally wounded whilst the driver was removed to hospital in a critical condition," she said.

"The passengers from the LDV were all taken to hospital.

"They are reportedly in a serious condition."

 Cause of East London head-on collision being probed

Capt Mqala said that details of the accident are unclear and currently subject to investigation.

"The name of the deceased will be released once the next of kin have been informed."

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