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Police investigating the death of five people during a car collission

Media Statement from Limpopo Media Centre
Corporate Communication
South African Police Service

The Police in Mphephu outside Thohoyandou are investigating a case of culpable homicide that occurred along Maangani and Tshituni road outside Thohoyandou.

It is alleged that yesterday on 2018-02-24, two motor vehicles, a combi and a double cab where travelling in opposite directions when they collided head-on, killing five (05) people instantly and eight other people sustained serious injuries and were taken to the Siloam hospital for medical treatment.

The deceased are were identified as follows:

* Humbulani Manena aged 37, the combi driver.

* Mudzumbamo Tshidavhu aged 23, the double cab driver.

* Takalani Ndangula aged 03.

* Jearratha Mudau aged 22.

* Duncan Mudzwari aged 04.

The cause of this accident is still not clear at this stage but the Police investigations will tell as they are still unfolding.


Media Enquiries:

Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe

Mobile: 082 414 2088 or 082 304 3686

Tel: 015 2301004/3/2/1

E-mail: moatshengoepe


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