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Police need help tracing relatives of woman who died in R75 accident

Sep 3, 2018
Police need help tracing relatives of woman who died in R75 accident

Detectives from the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Uitenhage are investigating a case of culpable homicide following a fatal accident involving a woman in her 30's.

The accident happened on Saturday night, at about 21:00, said police spokesperson, Capt Gerda Swart. 

"It is alleged that the female driver was travelling with a yellow Chevrolet Aveo on the R75 in the direction of Kirkwood when she allegedly lost control over the vehicle close to Bluecliff, and overturned. During the accident the victim fell out and the vehicle caught fire," she described.

"The victim was not identified as yet and anyone who might be able to assist with the identification of the victim or relatives searching for a loved one to contact SAPS Uitenhage on 041 996 3438, or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.

"Investigations are continuing."