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Msobomvu police investigating fatal N2 accident

Feb 1, 2019
Msobomvu police investigating fatal N2 accident

Msobomvu police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after an accident along the N2 highway resulted in two fatalities.

"It is alleged that two motor vehicles collided on Thursday, at about 16:50, along the N2, near Mpuluswa Curve between Butterworth and Dutywa," said police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"A 56- year-old man passed away at the scene whilst a 27-year-old woman passed away at Butterworth Hospital a few hours after the accident."

Cause of fatal N2 accident not known

Capt Manatha said that the cause of the accident is not known, but under investigation by Msobomvu Police detectives.

"The identities of both deceased are still being withheld as their families have not yet been informed," he added.

"Butterworth Cluster Police are appealing to all the drivers to be careful as our roads are wet since it is raining."

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