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2022/08/17      |  Written By:  Colonel A Myburg   |   Province:  North West

POTCHEFSTROOM: 16 August 2022 – On Thursday, 15 August 2019 at about 19:20, Potchefstroom police were called to an accident on the corner of Govan Mbeki and Smit Street crossing, close to the golf course entrance. Two vehicles (Bakkies) collided, namely a white Ford Ranger and a silver / grey Ford Bantam.

A 19-year-old Daniel (Niel) Grobler and a 28-year-old Jacobus (Kobus) Huyser died during this tragic accident. A case of culpable homicide was opened.

We appeal to anyone who might have witnessed this accident, especially the driver of a white Toyota Fortuner, to contact the Investigating Officer, Warrant Officer Koos van der Merwe on 079 731 0843 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111. Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via MySAPS App.

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Photo of the accident.