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Two women killed after vehicle rolled down a hill on R334 near Uitenhage

Mar 4, 2019
Two women killed after vehicle rolled down a hill on R334 near Uitenhage

A Toyota Avanza was travelling on the R334 near Uitenhage when the vehicle overturned and went down a hill. Two women were killed while five other people were admitted in hospital.

Uitenhage police are investigating a case of culpable homicide following a fatal accident in which two female passengers were killed over the weekend.

According to police information, the fatal accident happened at about 14:40 on Sunday afternoon. 

"It is alleged that the driver of a Toyota Avanza lost control over the vehicle as they were travelling on the R334," said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

"The vehicle overturned and went down a hill.

"Two females passed on at the scene and five others were taken to a local hospital for medical treatment."

Police investigating cause of fatal R334 accident

She said that investigations are continuing.

"The names of the victims will be released after formal identification was completed."

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